Working overtime hours: relations with fatigue, work motivation, and the quality of work.

  title={Working overtime hours: relations with fatigue, work motivation, and the quality of work.},
  author={Debby G. J. Beckers and Dimitri van der Linden and Peter G. W. Smulders and Michiel A. J. Kompier and Marc van Veldhoven and Nico W. Van Yperen},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={46 12},
OBJECTIVES We sought to better understand the relationship between overtime and mental fatigue by taking into account work motivation and the quality of overtime work and studying theoretically derived subgroups. METHODS We conducted a survey-study among a representative sample of the Dutch full-time workforce (n = 1807). The prevalence of overtime work and the associations between overtime and job demands, job variety, decision latitude, fatigue, and work motivation was studied through… CONTINUE READING


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