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Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
This is the national contribution to the CAR on self-employed workers in the Netherlands. In this national contribution information is provided on self-employed workers in relation to (1) legal provisions and social security, (2) recent trends in self-employment with no employees, (3) collective representation and collective bargaining and (4)...
report 2009
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Kwantes, J.H. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Klein Hesselink, J. (author)
In the Netherlands, the information, consultation and participation of workers concerning health and safety in SMEs is scarce. In addition to this, the expertise available to management on OSH issues in SMEs is less compared to larger firms.
report 2010
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Hooftman, W. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Occupations involving ‘heavy work’ may be exempt from the proposal by the Dutch government to increase the retirement age from 65 to 67 years. The concept of heavy work is multi-dimensional; it should not be solely about physically heavy work but should at least also take account of the psychosocial workload. It will be difficult to identify...
report 2010
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Bakhuys Roozeboom, M. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
According to the findings of the Netherlands Working Conditions Survey 2009, social support by colleagues and supervisors, the number of conflicts and the prevalence of workplace violence strongly determine the social climate at work. All these factors appear to be important when people are applying for a job or considering staying in a job...
report 2010
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Grünell, M. (author), Houtman, I. (author)
report 2011
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Houtman, I. (author), Geuskens, G. (author)
According to a recent study based on the Netherlands Working Conditions Survey, Dutch employees are increasingly motivated to work until the official retirement age of 65 (42% in 2009). They also increasingly think they will be able to do so in their present job (45%). A poor social climate at work and poor health are predictors of lower...
report 2011
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Smulders, P.G.W. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
In de media is de laatste jaren regelmatig melding gemaakt van arbeidsproblemen en sociale onrust in de publieke sectoren. Recent onderzoek brengt de kwaliteit van de arbeid in de publieke sectoren echter slechts mager in beeld. Doel van dit artikel is daarom de kwaliteit van de arbeid van de publieke sectoren in Nederland in vergelijking tot de...
article 2012
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Fransson, E.I. (author), Heikkilä, K. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Zins, M. (author), Westerlund, H. (author), Westerholm, P. (author), Väänänen, A. (author), Virtanen, M. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Theorell, T. (author), Suominen, S. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), Siegrist, J. (author), Sabia, S. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Marmot, M.G. (author), Magnusson Hanson, L.L. (author), Madsen, I.E.H. (author), Lunau, T. (author), Leineweber, C. (author), Kumari, M. (author), Kouvonen, A. (author), Koskinen, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Kittel, F. (author), Jöckel, K.-H. (author), Joensuu, M. (author), Houtman, I.L. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Goldberg, M. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ferrie, J.E. (author), Erbel, R. (author), Dragano, N. (author), de Bacquer, D. (author), Clays, E. (author), Casini, A. (author), Burr, H. (author), Borritz, M. (author), Bonenfant, S. (author), Bjorner, J.B. (author), Alfredsson, L. (author), Hamer, M. (author), Batty, G.D. (author), Kivimäki, M. (author)
Unfavorable work characteristics, such as low job control and too high or too low job demands, have been suggested to increase the likelihood of physical inactivity during leisure time, but this has not been verified in large-scale studies. The authors combined individual-level data from 14 European cohort studies (baseline years from 1985-1988...
article 2012
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Houtman, I. (author), Geuskens, G. (author), Blatter, B. (author), Wevers, C. (author)
public lecture 2012
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Wiezer, N.M. (author), Schelvis, R. (author), van Zwieten, M. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), van der Klauw, M. (author), Houtman, I. (author), Kwantes, J.H. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M.M.C. (author)
report 2012
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van den Bossche, S. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), van Genabeek, J. (author), Goudswaard, A. (author), Hooftman, W. (author), Houtman, I. (author), Klein Hesselink, J. (author), de Korte, E. (author), Kraan, K. (author), Oeij, P. (author), Pot, F. (author), Smulders, P.G.W. (author), Vaas, F. (author), Wevers, C. (author), Willems, D. (author)
The nature of work is changing, not only in the Netherlands but throughout Europe. There is a growing demand for different types of products and services. These demands are influenced by technological developments and innovations, but also by globalization, which indicates the integration of national and regional economies. Under the influence...
report 2012
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Kivimäki, M. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Batty, G.D. (author), Fransson, E.I. (author), Heikkilä, K. (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), Ferrie, J.E. (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), Kittel, F. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Koskinen, A. (author), Kouvonen, A. (author), Kumari, M. (author), Madsen, I.E.H. (author), Marmot, M.G. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Salo, P. (author), Siegrist, J. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), Suominen, S.B. (author), Väänänen, A. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Virtanen, M. (author), Westerholm, P.J.M. (author), Westerlund, H. (author), Zins, M. (author), Steptoe, A. (author), Theorell, T. (author)
Background Published work assessing psychosocial stress (job strain) as a risk factor for coronary heart disease is inconsistent and subject to publication bias and reverse causation bias. We analysed the relation between job strain and coronary heart disease with a meta-analysis of published and unpublished studies. Methods We used individual...
article 2012
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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.W. (author)
Objectives: Changes in employment contracts may impact the quality of working life, job insecurity, health and work-related attitudes. We examined the validity of two partly competing theoretical approaches. Based upon a segmentation approach, we expected no change in scores among stable trajectories, whereas upward trajectories were expected to...
article 2012
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Hooftman, W. (author), van der Klauw, M. (author), Hesselink, J.K. (author), Terwoert, J. (author), Jongen, M. (author), Kraan, K. (author), Wevers, C. (author), Houtman, I. (author), Koppes, L. (author)
report 2012
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Wagenaar, A.F. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), Taris, T.W. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
bookPart 2013
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Koppes, L.L.J. (author), Dekker, F. (author)
report 2013
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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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Taris, T. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Schaufeli, W. (author)
Dit artikel geeft een overzicht van de stand van zaken in het onderzoek naar burnout. Burnout is een syndroom van extreme vermoeidheid (uitputting), afstand nemen van het werk (distantie) en weinig vertrouwen in het eigen kunnen (verminderde competentie), waarbij de oorzaken voor deze aspecten gelegen zijn in hetzij de werksfeer, hetzij de...
article 2013
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Houtman, I. (author), de Jonge, J. (author)
bookPart 2013
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Niks, I.M.W. (author), de Jonge, J. (author), Gevers, J.M.P. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author)
Background: It is well-known that health care workers in today's general hospitals have to deal with high levels of job demands, which could have negative effects on their health, well-being, and job performance. A way to reduce job-related stress reactions and to optimize positive work-related outcomes is to raise the level of specific job...
article 2013
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