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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Verbiest, S. (author)
De veranderingen in de arbeidsomstandigheden van werknemers in Nederland over de afgelopen 5 jaar zijn niet erg groot. Maar geldt dat ook voor de arbeidsomstandigheden van medewerkers met een flexcontract?De veranderingen in de arbeidsomstandigheden van werknemers in Nederland over de afgelopen 5 jaar zijn niet erg groot. Maar geldt dat ook voor...
article 2019
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Huijs, J.J.J.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Taris, T.W. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author)
Background The present study aimed to investigate the effects of a stepwise, bottom-up participatory program with a tailor-made intervention process addressing the level of mental retirement in a sample of Dutch employees. Mental retirement refers to feelings of being disconnected from your work and your organization. Prevention of mental...
article 2019
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Huijs, J.J.J.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author)
Background. The aim of this study is to develop a new measure for the concept of mental retirement and test the construct validity of the measure. Employees who are ‘mentally retired’ are present at their work physically, but have already said their goodbyes mentally. Mental retirement has a three-factor structure: developmental proactivity,...
article 2019
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Havermans, B.M. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Brouwers, E.P.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Heerkens, Y.F. (author), Zijlstra-Vlasveld, M.C. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author)
Objectives Healthcare workers frequently deal with work stress. This is a risk factor for adverse mental and physical health effects. The objective of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a digital platform-based implementation strategy – compared to a control group – on stress, work stress determinants (ie. psychosocial work...
article 2018
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Niks, I.M.W. (author), Gevers, J.M.P. (author), de Jonge, J. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Effective interventions to prevent work stress and to improve health, well-being, and performance of employees are of the utmost importance. This quasi-experimental intervention study presents a specific method for diagnosis of psychosocial risk factors at work and subsequent development and implementation of tailored work stress interventions,...
article 2018
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M. (author), van den Bossche, S. (author)
This article describes the working conditions of employees in the Netherlands compared to those of employees in the EU-15, and the changes therein over the last 20 years. Two large-scale periodic surveys are used: the European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) and the National Working Conditions Survey (NWCS; the Dutch acronym is NEA). The...
article 2017
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Hooftman, W. (author), de Vroome, E. (author)
The central aim of this article is to describe the sustainable employability of employees in the Dutch health care and social work sector, and subsectors such as hospitals, general practices, nursing homes and home care. The main question addressed concerns the future sustainable employability of employees in this sector: until what age are...
article 2017
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Hoek, R.J.A. (author), Havermans, B.M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Brouwers, E.P.M. (author), Heerkens, Y.F. (author), Zijlstra-Vlasveld, M.C. (author), Anema, J.R. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author)
Background. Adequate implementation of work-related stress management interventions can reduce or prevent work-related stress and sick leave in organizations. We developed a multifaceted integral stress-prevention strategy for organizations from several sectors that includes a digital platform and collaborative learning network. The digital...
article 2017
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Douwes, M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
De Arbobalans is verschenen. De kwaliteit van de arbeid is de afgelopen acht jaar redelijk stabiel, met uitzondering van beeldschermwerk en werkdruk. Nederland steekt gunstig af bij de rest van Europa. Vakmedianet
article 2017
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Karasek, R. (author), Formazin, M. (author), Agbenyikey, W. (author), Dollard, M. (author), Li, J. (author), Cho, C.I. (author), Choi, B.K. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Ostergen, P.O. (author)
article 2017
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Heikkila, K. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Madsen, I.E. (author), de Vroome, E. (author), Alfredsson, L. (author), Bjorner, J.B. (author), Borritz, M. (author), Burr, H. (author), Erbel, R. (author), Ferrie, J.E. (author), Fransson, E. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Houtman, I.L. (author), Jöckel, K.H. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Lunau, T. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Pejtersen, J.H. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Shipley, M.J. (author), Steptoe, A. (author), Suominen, S.B. (author), Theorell, T. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Westerholm, P.J.M. (author), Westerlund, H. (author), Dragano, N. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Kawachi, I. (author), Batty, G.D. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), Virtanen, M. (author), Kivimäki, M. (author)
Background: Working longer than the maximum recommended hours is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, but the relationship of excess working hours with incident cancer is unclear. Methods: This multi-cohort study examined the association between working hours and cancer risk in 116 462 men and women who were free of...
article 2016
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Niks, I.M.W. (author), Gevers, J.M.P. (author), de Jonge, J. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
It is well-known that recovery from work and job resources can counteract negative effects of high job demands, but less is known about how off-job recovery and job resources are related to each other. In this two-level daily diary study, 67 employees filled out daily surveys over the course of 8 days to examine this issue. Consistent with our...
article 2016
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), van den Bossche, S.N.J. (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author)
Werkdruk staat met regelmaat in de belangstelling van de media. Net als andere psychosociale factoren op het werk, zoals agressie en geweld of pesten op het werk, wordt werkdruk ook wel aangeduid als ‘psychosociale arbeidsbelasting’. Het Ministerie van SZW voert een vierjarige campoagne gericht op bewustwording van werkdruk- en...
article 2016
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Fransson, E.I. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Heikkilä, K. (author), Alfredsson, L. (author), Bjorner, J.B. (author), Borritz, M. (author), Burr, H. (author), Dragano, N. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Goldberg, M. (author), Hamer, M. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Houtman, I.L. (author), Joensuu, M. (author), Jokela, M. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Koskinen, A. (author), Kumari, M. (author), Leineweber, C. (author), Lunau, T. (author), Madsen, I.E.H. (author), Hanson, L.L.M. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Pejtersen, J.H. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Salo, P. (author), Shipley, M.J. (author), Steptoe, A. (author), Suominen, S.B. (author), Theorell, T. (author), Toppinen-Tanner, S. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Virtanen, M. (author), Väänänen, A. (author), Westerholm, P.J.M. (author), Westerlund, H. (author), Zins, M. (author), Britton, A. (author), Brunner, E.J. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), Batty, G.D. (author), Kivimäki, M. (author)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Psychosocial stress at work has been proposed to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, its role as a risk factor for stroke is uncertain. METHODS: We conducted an individual-participant-data meta-analysis of 196 380 males and females from 14 European cohort studies to investigate the association between...
article 2015
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Kivimäki, M. (author), Jokela, M. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), Fransson, E.I. (author), Alfredsson, L. (author), Bjorner, J.B. (author), Borritz, M. (author), Burr, H. (author), Casini, A. (author), Clays, E. (author), de Bacquer, D. (author), Dragano, N. (author), Erbel, R. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Hamer, M. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Houtman, I.L. (author), Jöckel, K.H. (author), Kittel, F. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Lunau, T. (author), Madsen, I.E. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Pejtersen, J.H. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Salo, P. (author), Shipley, M.J. (author), Siegrist, J. (author), Steptoe, A. (author), Suominen, S.B. (author), Theorell, T. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Westerholm, P.J.M. (author), O'Reilly, D. (author), Kumari, M. (author), Batty, G.D. (author), Ferrie, J.E. (author), Virtanen, M. (author)
Background: Long working hours might increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, but prospective evidence is scarce, imprecise, and mostly limited to coronary heart disease. We aimed to assess long working hours as a risk factor for incident coronary heart disease and stroke. Methods: We identified published studies through a systematic review...
article 2015
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Wagenaar, A.F. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), van den Bossche, S.N.J. (author), Taris, T.E. (author)
Many workers have been dismissed in the past few years, either becoming unemployed or finding re-employment. The current study examined whether dismissal and its follow-up for the employee (re-employment versus unemployment) could be predicted from workers’ employment contract and age, and their health status, work ability, work performance,...
article 2015
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Kraan, K.O. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Batenburg, R.S. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), Taris, T.W. (author)
Traditional machine-paced work shows adverse effects on worker health and learning. It is hardly known whether technological pacing shows the same effects in computer work. Hypotheses on work stress and learning were formulated regarding the effects of technological pacing, in the context of computer work performed during at least half of the...
article 2014
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Formazin, M. (author), Burr, H. (author), Aagestad, C. (author), Tynes, T. (author), Thorsen, S.V. (author), Perkio-Makela, M. (author), Díaz Aramburu, C.I. (author), Pinilla García, F.J. (author), Galiana Blanco, L. (author), Vermeylen, G. (author), Parent-Thirion, A. (author), Hooftman, W. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Background.In most countries in the EU, national surveys are used to monitor working conditions and health. Since the development processes behind the various surveys are not necessarily theoretical, but certainly practical and political, the extent of similarity among the dimensions covered in these surveys has been unclear. Another interesting...
article 2014
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Verzuim en gezondheidsklachten, met name klachten van psychische aard, blijken veruit de belangrijkste factoren die bepalen of een werkgever een nieuwe werknemer aanneemt of werknemers voor zijn bedrijf behoudt. Dat maakt onderzoek van TNO duidelijk. Vakmedia
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van den Bossche, S. (author), Taris, T. (author), Houtman, I. (author), Smulders, P. (author), Kompier, M. (author)
Incidence rates of third party workplace violence in Europe have increased, but little is known about the causes thereof. It has been suggested that the growth of the service sector and the intensification of work could be responsible for the increase. This study aimed to identify trends in the prevalence of physical workplace violence across...
article 2013
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