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Hulsegge, G. (author), van Mechelen, M. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Paagman, H. (author), Anema, J.R. (author)
Objective. This study aimed to investigate the association between shift work, and burnout and distress, and differences by degree of satisfaction with shift schedule and its impact on private life. Methods. Population 4275 non-shift factory workers and 3523 rotating 5-shift workers. Workers participated between 2009 and 2016 one to three times...
article 2020
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.C. (author), Schelvis, R.M.C. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
BACKGROUND: Work stress is an important problem among employees in education in the Netherlands. The present study aims to investigate the effects of a participatory organizational level work stress prevention approach to reduce (quantitative) job demands, increase resources (i.e. autonomy, supervisor and coworker support) and to reduce work...
article 2020
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Cronie, D. (author), Perdok, H. (author), Verhoeven, C.J. (author), Jans, S. (author), Hermus, M. (author), de Vries, R. (author), Rijnders, M. (author)
Background. Job satisfaction is generally considered to be an important element of work quality and workplace relations. Little is known about levels of job satisfaction among hospital and primary-care midwives in the Netherlands. Proposed changes to the maternity care system in the Netherlands should consider how the working conditions of...
article 2019
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Koopmans, L. (author), Damen, N. (author), Wagner, C. (author)
Objectives Many European countries face challenges in long-term care for older people, such as the growing number of older people requiring care, the increasing complexity of their health care problems, and a decreasing workforce that is inadequately prepared. Optimizing the staff and skill mix of health care teams may offer part of the solution...
article 2018
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Andersen, L.L. (author), Fishwick, D. (author), Robinson, E. (author), Wiezer, N.M. (author), Mockałło, Z. (author), Grosjean, V. (author)
Aim: Workers who are satisfied with their job are the cornerstones of healthy and productive companies. This study investigated factors associated with job satisfaction in the general working population. Methods: From the 2010 round of the Danish Work Environment Cohort Study, currently employed wage earners (N=10,427) replied to questions about...
article 2017
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Ziebertz, C.M. (author), van Hooff, M.L.M. (author), Beckers, D.G.J. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), Geurts, S.A.E. (author)
This study examined the relationship between on-call duty exposure (active and total on-call hours a month, number of calls per duty) and employees’ experiences of being on-call (stress due to unpredictability, ability to relax during inactive on-call periods, restrictions during on-call duties, on-call work demands, and satisfaction with...
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Gründemann, R. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author), Sanders, J. (author)
Recently, the Dutch government raised the retirement age of workers in the Netherlands. In this study we focused on the work values of low-skilled older workers, the extent to which their jobs fulfill these values, and the effect of work values on the willingness of these workers to extend their working life. This study is based on a literature...
article 2014
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Eijckelhof, B.H.W. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Leider, P.C. (author), Johnson, P.W. (author), van Dieën, J.H. (author), Dennerlein, J.T. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
This field study examined associations between workplace stressors and office workers' computer use patterns. We collected keyboard and mouse activities of 93 office workers (68F, 25M) for approximately two work weeks. Linear regression analyses examined the associations between self-reported effort, reward, overcommitment, and perceived stress...
article 2014
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Luger, T. (author), Bosch, T. (author), Veeger, D. (author), de Looze, M. (author)
Task variation has been proposed to reduce shoulder fatigue resulting from repetitive hand-arm tasks. This review analyses the effect of task variation, both 'temporal (i.e. change of work-rest ratio)' and 'activity (i.e. job rotation)' variation, on physiological responses, endurance time (ET) and subjective feelings. Pubmed was searched and...
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Koopmans, L. (author), Bernaards, C.M. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
OBJECTIVE:: To examine the construct validity of the Individual Work Performance Questionnaire (IWPQ). METHODS:: A total of 1424 Dutch workers from three occupational sectors (blue, pink, and white collar) participated in the study. First, IWPQ scores were correlated with related constructs (convergent validity). Second, differences between...
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Vink, P. (author), Hallbeck, S. (author)
The term comfort is often seen relating to the marketing of products like chairs, cars, clothing, hand tools and even airplane tickets, while in the scientific literature, the term discomfort shows up often, since it is used in research. Few papers explain the concept of a localized comfort experience in relation to product use, although people...
article 2012
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Geuskens, G.A. (author), Hengel, K.M.O. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Ybema, J.F. (author)
OBJECTIVE: To identify predictors of the willingness and ability of older workers to continue working until the age of 65. METHODS: In this longitudinal study, 4937 employees aged 45 to 63 years included in the Netherlands Working Conditions Cohort Study were studied. Logistic regression analyses were applied. RESULTS: Employees who experienced...
article 2012
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Ybema, J.F. (author), Smulders, P.G.W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study examined the interrelations between registered employee absenteeism, job satisfaction, and burnout in a longitudinal design with four yearly waves of data. The participants were 844 workers in 34 companies in The Netherlands. In line with the predictions, a reciprocal relationship between job satisfaction and absence frequency was...
article 2010
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Heymans, M.W. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Knol, D.L. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), de Vet, H.C.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background From the viewpoint of cost prevention, it is necessary to identify patients that are of high risk for long-term work disability, production loss and sick-leave. Methods Secondary data analysis in a cohort of 628 workers on sick-leave between 3 and 6 weeks due to low back pain (LBP). The association of a broad set of demographic, work,...
article 2009
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Samoocha, D. (author), Bruinvels, D.J. (author), Anema, R.J. (author), Steenbeek, R. (author), Beek, A.J.V.D. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background. Individuals claiming a disability benefit after long-term sickness absence, have to undergo medical disability assessments. These assessments, often carried out by specialized physicians, can be complicated by wrong expectations or defensive attitudes of disability benefit claimants. It is hypothesized that empowerment of these...
article 2009
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Pot, F. (author), Vaas, F. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Purpose - This study sets out to describe activities within The Netherlands Centre for Social Innovation, one of the earliest national bodies to promote and develop the concept of social innovation. Design/methodology/approach - The paper describes the concept of social innovation and then illustrates how the activities of The Netherlands Centre...
article 2008
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Vink, P. (author), de Korte, E. (author), Blok, M. (author), Groenesteijn, L. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
New technology will make it possible to have access to information everywhere. As a result "face to face" communication with colleagues could reduce and creativity and health could be influenced negatively. In this paper a coffee corner is changed and the effect on communication is tested by measuring the number of conversations at the coffee...
conference paper 2007
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Few studies have examined the concepts of workstyle and overcommitment in relation to the occurrence of neck and upper limb symptoms. The aim of this study was to examine whether a high-risk workstyle is a mediator in the relation of work-related exposure (job demands and computer work) and overcommitment to neck and upper limb symptoms. The...
article 2007
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van den Heuvel, S.G. (author), IJmker, S. (author), Blatter, B.M. (author), de Korte, E.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Introduction: The objective of the present study is to describe the extent of productivity loss among computer workers with neck/shoulder symptoms and hand/arm symptoms, and to examine associations between pain intensity, various physical and psychosocial factors and productivity loss in computer workers with neck/shoulder and hand/arm symptoms....
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Bot, S.D.M. (author), Terwee, C.B. (author), van der Windt, D.A.W.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bouter, L.M. (author), Dekker, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: To study work-related physical and psychosocial risk factors for sick leave among patients who have visited their general practitioner for neck or upper extremity complaints. Methods: Three hundred and forty two patients with neck or upper extremity complaints completed self-report questionnaires at baseline and after 3 months. Cox...
article 2007
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