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Job Control and Worker Health (Wiley Series on Studies in Occupational Stress)

Steven L. Sauter

Job Control and Worker Health (Wiley Series on Studies in Occupational Stress)

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Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Occupational & industrial psychology,
  • Occupational / industrial health & safety,
  • General,
  • Industrial & Organizational Psychology,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Employee participation,
  • Job Stress,
  • Job satisfaction,
  • Management,
  • Occupational diseases,
  • Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCary L. Cooper (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10340509M
    ISBN 100471923559
    ISBN 109780471923558

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Job Control and Worker Health (Wiley Series on Studies in Occupational Stress) by Steven L. Sauter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Summary: This study examines the effects of job control on health and productivity in the workplace. It explores scientific Job Control and Worker Health book about the control-health relationship, the role of control in human motivation, and the growing conviction that job control is central to the well-being of workers.

Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Control and Stress in the Workplace Models of Control and Stress Control Predispositions Moving Forward References The Role of Job Control in Employee Health and Well‐Being - International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology - Wiley Online LibraryCited by: 7.

Job demands and worker health main effects and occupational differences Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health: for sale by the Supt.

of Docs., U.S. Govt. : TOTAL WORKER HEALTH® A NEW MODEL FOR WELL-BEING AT WORK Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the.

Total Worker Health (TWH) program to explore how work can be better designed to both protect workers from harm on the job and enhance their overall health and well-being. CDC defines. Total Worker Health. as “policies. Zijlstra, FRH & Carayon, PJob control, work pressure and health effects.

Abstract. in Second Dutch Conference on Psychology & Health. Psychology & Health Author: F.R.H. Zijlstra, P. Carayon. and improve worker health. The lack of job control is a key barrier: jobs that have high demands but little employee input in decisions increase the risk for obesity [Schulte et al.

One study noted that workers most affected by diseases associated with seden-tary jobs also had the lowest levels of autonomy at work. ThisFile Size: KB. control of workplace health is to improve emplo yees ’ work ability as well as the health of the organization.

The individual’s work ability refers not only to health but also to competence, work. We tested the job demands-job control model of stress with a group of registered nurses.

Significant interactions between subjective and objective measures of work load and a measure of perceived control predicting physiological and attitudinal outcomes indicated support for the model. In addition, objectively assessed job demands were Cited by:   Research reported in the 's also found that factory workers with higher job insecurity used more health services [ 25 ].

This finding in our study of government employees suggests that job insecurity has an important effect on men's, but not women's, self-assessment of their levels of health and by: Burnout and Workload Among Health Care Workers: The Moderating Role of Job Control Article (PDF Available) in Safety and Health at Work.

NIOSH studies of control and worker well-being: Moderating effects of job control on health complaints in office work. In S.L. Sauter, J.J. Hurrell, & C.L. Cooper (Eds.), Job control and worker health: 91 - Cited by: The chapter examines the economic crisis has led to changes in Job Control and Worker Health book intrinsic quality of work, focusing on job control, work intensity and work stress.

The interaction between job control and work intensity has been shown to be particularly important for employees’ well-being.

The chapter shows that in general the marked differences between countries and country groups in. The Handbook of Work and Health Psychology Second Edition Edited by Marc J.

Schabracq University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Chapter 6 Job Control, Physical Health and Psychological Well-Being Fiona Jones & Ben (C) Fletcher Studs Terkel, the social anthropologist, in his acclaimed book Working, after interviewing hundreds of File Size: 5MB.

93 This article reviews organizational factors that have been shown to influence the satisfaction, health, safety, and well-being of health care workers and ultimately, the satisfaction, safety, and quality of care for patients.

Pest control workers must travel to a client’s home or business. Workers often kneel, bend, and crawl into tight spaces to inspect sites. Because there are health risks associated with pesticide use, workers are trained in pesticide safety and, if required by the product label, sometimes wear Entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Job control for workers' health: the Sydney rockchoppers' strike. By Peter Sheldon "Of course, rebellion is a crime, and a very serious one, but it seems to me looking at the deliberate, and ostentatious, and defiant character of it, to be more like an act of rebellion, a resolution on the part of the body that they will defy and set at naught the law.

A sample of workers aged 50–69 years were recruited from a primary health care clinic in Southern Ireland. Job characteristics were measured using the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire; demands (quantitative and cognitive) and control (influence at work and possibilities for development).Cited by: 4.

Job-related stress has been reported to have an important effect on the performance and effectiveness of workers [1,2]. In particular, the job stress experienced by health-care workers significantly affects the quality of medical services provided [].Cited by: 4.

Job Control and Reward: Effects on Well‐Being; There is now growing recognition that the importance of work for health goes beyond traditional occupational diseases and that it is likely that work makes a greater contribution to ill-health not thought of as “occupational.” Public users are able to search the site and view the Cited by: 2.

An increase in the workload was significantly associated with higher job exhaustion; this relationship was attenuated by high job control. Health care workers were more exhausted in response to higher levels of workload when they had low job control.

Thus, Hypothesis 2, about the moderating effect of job control, also was by: Workers in agricultural and food production occupations are at risk of depressive symptoms and other behavioral health disorders because of low job control and high job strain.[39,40] The high levels of economic stress and employment insecurity they face also have implications for their mental health.[41,42].

4, Community Health Worker Supervisor jobs available on Apply to Community Health Worker, Mental Health Technician, Project Manager and more. Low job control was identified in public health research as an important risk factor for mental health problems (thread 1), and the promotion of autonomy (or high job control) is a common strategy in positive approaches (thread 2).Cited by:   Consequences of Routine Work-Schedule Instability for Worker Health and Well-Being.

Daniel Schneider and Kristen Harknett. “ Contribution of Job Control and Other Risk Factors to Social Variations in Coronary Heart Disease Incidence.” Lancet ()– Evidence from the Work, Family, and Health Network.” American Cited by: Mental health at work and the corporate climate: implications for worker health and productivity.

job control, work rewards (Dollard & Bakker, ; Law, et al., ) due to job strain and bullying.” Work related stress represents a ‘huge cost’ fo r worker health. A worker in a high-stress job typically faces tough demands but has little control over how the work gets done.

Workers in these jobs report significantly more fatigue and exhaustion, trouble getting up in the morning, depression, nervousness, anxiety, and insomnia or disturbed sleep than workers in lower-stress jobs.

Exposure to low job control, high psychological demands, and high job strain were hypothesized to have greater risk for poor self-rated physical health and elevated depressive symptoms. Methods: Cross-sectional data (N = ) obtained using the Work Organization and Psychosocial Factors module of the US National Agricultural Workers Survey.

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Find jobs Company quality control results and take remedial action when indicated. The job demands-control model is widely used in occupational stress research. Although there have been some applications of the demands-control model to health-related outcomes among immigrant workers [9, 21], the widespreadCited by: 1.

Job control is a person's ability to influence what happens in his or her work environment, in particular to influence matters that are relevant to his or her personal goals. Job control may include control over work tasks, control over the work pace and physical movement, control over the social and technical environment, and freedom from supervision.

In a new book Jeffrey Pfeffer says the way Americans work is actually bad for our health. No amount of lunchtime yoga will change that.

long work hours, absence of job control. We found that. JOURNAL OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR, VOL. 18, () The impact of technology characteristics and job control on worker mental health SEAN MULLARKEY', PAUL R. JACKSON', TOBY D.

WALL'. The relationships found suggest that job satisfaction level is an important factor influencing the health of workers. Organisations should include the development of stress management policies to identify and eradicate work practices that cause most job dissatisfaction as part of any exercise aimed at improving employee by: In particular, the health of a vulnerable subpopulation (workers with low job control) might be significantly improved by reducing the number of working hours.

In addition, the health of the average population might be improved by reducing the working hours of those who work more than 52 hours (the legal limit) in Korea.

Preventing Psychological Injury Under Work Health and Safety Laws May Page 3 • workplace relationships – the nature of relationships between workers, managers, supervisors, co-workers and clients • role clarity – the overall scope or responsibilities of the job, clarity about the objectives, key.

Occupational stress theory includes two approaches that are relevant to understanding the combined effects of demands and resources on outcomes within the work domain.

The most prominent is the job demand-control model in which job resources are expected to buffer the effects of job demands on job strain and individual well-being.

Objective: To determine the association between adverse psychosocial characteristics at work and risk of coronary heart disease among male and female civil servants. Design: Prospective cohort study (Whitehall II study).

At the baseline examination () and twice during follow up a self report questionnaire provided information on psychosocial factors of the work Cited by:   A lower mental health score was associated with low job control, high psychological demand, low workplace support, and perceived occupational stress.

In the present study, low job control was represented by low scores for decision-making authority and discretion in utilization of by:   These variables are captured in two models of job stress that have dominated the occupational health psychology literature over the past two decades—Karasek and Theorell's (Karasek and Theorell, ) Demand-Control-Support (DCS) model and the Siergest's Effort-Reward Imbalance (ERI) by: Job control is the degree to which a worker has the discretion to approach their work in a manner of their choosing.

It reflects a worker’s capacity to manage his or her activities at work, including choice of work tasks, methods of work, work pacing, work scheduling, control over resources, and control over the physical environment. The Role of Acceptance and Job Control in Mental Health, Job Satisfaction, and Work Performance Frank W.

Bond and David Bunce Goldsmiths College, University of London Acceptance, the willingness to experience thoughts, feelings, and .But it’s hard to do that in a society where harmful work habits are so common.

“Surrounded by people who act as if long hours, an absence of job control, and work-family conflict is normal, people come to accept that definition of the situation,” Pfeffer writes in his book, emphasizing how potent social influence can be.The ways in which work is organized—particularly its pace, intensity and the space it allows or does not allow for control over one’s work process and for realizing a sense of self-efficacy, justice, and employment security—can be as toxic or benign to the health of workers over time as the chemicals they breathe in the workplace air.