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Beudeker, D.A. (author)
What motivates people, and when do they perform optimally at work? In this dissertation, a regulatory focus perspective is taken (RFT, Higgins, 1997) to provide answers to these important questions. The results of multiple studies, conducted in complex organizational environments are reported. In many of those environments, there is a clear...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Sanders, J.M.A.S. (author)
Sustainable employability has recently become a topical issue in HR literature. Two major developments are responsible for this increased attention. The first is contextual change, requiring businesses to adapt to faster changing markets, causing rapid shifts in the demand for labour and skills. These shifts have severe consequences for the...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Bosch, T. (author)
doctoral thesis 2011
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author)
Sustainable employability is one of the major challenges for industrialised countries in the next decades. Because of the shrinking and ageing working population, it is important that more workers prolong their working life in a healthy and productive way. The challenge to prolong healthy and productive working lives is the most eminent in...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Koopmans, L. (author)
doctoral thesis 2014
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Preenen, P.T.Y. (author)
Job challenge is highly relevant for employees and their organizations. Despite the growing amount of research on job challenge, many issues concerning the conceptualization, antecedents, processes, and outcomes of job challenge remain to be examined. This dissertation comprises five empirical chapters with seven studies employing multiple...
doctoral thesis 2010
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Wagenaar, A.F. (author)
Since the mid-1980s there has been a remarkable growth in the share of temporary workers across the European Union. To date, this employer-initiated trend to become more flexible and cost-effective has resulted in over 25 million European temporary workers. As temporary employment is often not desired by the employee, given the fact that most...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Drupsteen-Sint, L. (author)
The main objective of this dissertation is to contribute to better learning from safety related incidents and accidents in organisations. The dissertation provides a method to systematically study learning from incidents, by using a model of five phases that represent the actions necessary to successfully follow up on incidents and to learn from...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Huijs, J.J.J.M. (author)
The objectives of this dissertation are to identify factors that influence prevention of sick leave and return to work (RTW), and to develop and evaluate interven-tions based on these factors.
doctoral thesis 2019
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van Egmond, M.P. (author)
In Nederland krijgen jaarlijks 40.000 mensen in de werkende leeftijd een diagnose kanker. Uit onderzoek blijkt tevens dat het aantal mensen dat vanwege kanker een ziektewet- of WIA-uitkering aanvraagt, al jaren stijgt. Als je kanker krijgt heb je een kwetsbare positie op de arbeidsmarkt. Zelfs 1 op de 4 Nederlandse kankerpatiënten verliest zijn...
doctoral thesis 2016
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de Wind, A. (author)
Many developed countries are confronted with ageing populations, due to the increase in life expectancy and long-term decline in fertility rates. As a consequence, the ratio of the retired elderly to the active working population increases. This puts a pressure on the social security system, and causes tension in the solidarity between...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author)
Innovatieteams zijn succesvoller als hun werkomgeving 'mindful' is waardoor zij in staat zijn probleemsituaties op te lossen, zo blijkt uit het promotie-onderzoek van Peter Oeij. Hierdoor daalt de faalkans van innovatieprojecten en daarmee kunnen desinvesteringen worden verkleind. De slaagkans van innovatieprojecten neemt toe. Voor dit...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis in the general population is discussed in many countries because of the benefits of carotid endarterectomy in the three trials. Many factors influence the cost-effectiveness of screening. These factors are the prevalence of carotid stenosis, the costs of the screening tool, the sensitivity and...
doctoral thesis 2010
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Schelvis, R.M.C. (author)
Good education advances our knowledge-based society. Good education will become excellent education if the general level of teaching is improved. And the level of teaching will more easily improve if the school organization is functioning well. However, this improvement in the level of teaching is challenged by the high level of work stress...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Koldijk, S.J. (author)
days many people do their work on PCs. Due to interruptions and task switches it is quite common that at the end of a working day these people experience a feeling of having lost track of what they have been doing during the day. In this thesis a tool was developed which automatically recognizes the tasks a user is performing and presents these...
doctoral thesis 2011
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Leijten, F.R.M. (author)
Due to an ageing society, an increasing retirement age, and high prevalence of chronic health problems among older persons, it is important to understand how older employees [with health problems] can work for longer and productively, often this is termed ‘sustainable employability’. This context brought about the research presented in this...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Hiemstra-van Mastrigt, S. (author)
This thesis provides new knowledge on how to design comfortable passenger seats and provides recommendations for design and research. Although the first studies on passenger seat comfort appeared already 40 years ago, the activities and context have changed since then. In this thesis, relationships have been mapped out between activities ...
doctoral thesis 2015
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