FreeTextSearch
 
search Change language (Se den danske version af denne side)
 
 
 

Can job insecurity be managed? Evaluating an organizational-level intervention addressing the negative effects of restructuring

Abildgaard JS, Nielsen K, Sverke M. Can job insecurity be managed? Evaluating an organizational-level intervention addressing the negative effects of restructuring. Work & Stress 2018;32(2):105-23.
Date: 2018
Scientific Article
[Open access]ABSTRACTAlthough downsizing and reorganisation are recognised as serious threats to the psychological well-being of employees, intervention strategies for addressing these events are limited. This study evaluated the effects of a participatory organisational-level intervention in which employees and managers chose to address the psychosocial consequences, specifically job insecurity, of restructuring. The intervention was conducted among postal service letter carriers in Denmark and was evaluated based on quantitative and qualitative data. Using interviews (N?=?24) and observations, the programme theory of the intervention and to what extent the intervention had been implemented were assessed. Using survey data (N?=?238), repeated measures ANOVAs were conducted to test for differences in the development of job insecurity between the intervention group and a comparison group. The results indicate that the intervention group had a significantly smaller increase in one dimension of job insecurity as compared to the comparison group. Therefore, we conclude that employees? experiencing of job insecurity, which typically follows in the wake of restructuring, can be addressed by planned efforts at the workplace level
Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02678373.2017.1367735
Orders:
12.10.2017
 
Updated  12.10.2017
Contact: NRCWE web editors
 
Social media buzz on this scientific article

Click the badge for more information on mentions and sharings

The Altmetric service registers social media mentions and sharings of references to scholarly papers, provided the references point to the paper in a recognizable form (publisher's abstract page, DOI-links etc.). The service displays results from selected social media platforms.

If a "?" is displayed within the badge, no mentions or shares have been registered so far.

 
 
 

National Research Centre for the Working Environment | Lersø Parkallé 105 | DK-2100 Copenhagen O | Denmark |

Phone +45 3916 5200 | fax +45 3916 5201 | e-mail: nfa@arbejdsmiljoforskning.dk | CVR: 15413700 | EAN: 5798000399518

Vis desktop version
|WEBSITET ANVENDER COOKIES TIL AT HUSKE DIG OG DINE INDSTILLINGER.| Læs mere her