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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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Dhondt, S. (author), Pot, F.D. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author)
Purpose This paper focusses on participation in the workplace and examines the relative importance of different dimensions of job control in relation to subjective well-being and organizational commitment. These dimensions are (1) job autonomy (within a given job), (2) functional support (from supervisor and colleagues) and (3) organizational...
article 2014
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Preenen, P.T.Y. (author), Howaldt, J. (author), Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Jansen, E. (author)
Although the positive impact of job autonomy has been widely shown for individual-level employee outcomes, research on job autonomy and company-level outcomes has been surprisingly scarce. Therefore, among 3,311 companies in the Netherlands, we investigate the relationship between employees' job autonomy and company performance growth (revenue,...
article 2016
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Schelvis, R. (author), Kraan, K. (author), Wiezer, N. (author)
Als het goed is, is het nu geen piekperiode in het primair onderwijs. Schoolleiders moeten natuurlijk niet lastig gevallen worden met een thema over stress en werkdruk, op een moment dat het werk hen boven het hoofd groeit. Strak getimed dus, dachten wij zo. Ruim na de kerstvakantie en voor de voorjaarsdrukte is in deze Kader Primair alles te...
article 2011
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Preenen, P.T.Y. (author), Vergeer, R. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
This article develops and examines the idea that internal labour flexibility practices are beneficial for labour productivity and innovation performance of companies. This is tested in two studies using unique company level datasets. In Study 1, results obtained from 377 independent companies revealed that internal labour flexibility practices...
article 2017
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Bakhuys Roozeboom, M. (author), den S. Bossche, van (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), 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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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Kraan, K. (author), Vergeer, R. (author), Pot, F. (author)
According to some theoretical approaches workplace innovation is the implementation of new and combined interventions in work organisation, HRM and supportive technologies, and a strategy that improves the performance of organisations and the quality of jobs. Using data from a large-scale survey among companies in the Netherlands, it is...
article 2012
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Versantvoort, M. (author), Kraan, K. (author)
Werknemers in de flexibele schil blijken geconfronteerd te worden met meer gezondheidsrisico’s dan werknemers in vaste dienst. De vraag die in dit artikel centraal staat, is of flexibiliteit van werktijden en -plaats eveneens zorgt voor meer gezondheidsproblemen. De paneldata-analyses op basis van de Nationale Enquête Arbeidsomstandigheden laten...
article 2013
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Peters, P. (author), Kraan, K. (author), van Echtelt, P. (author)
This study investigated the relationship between work conditions characterizing ‘New Ways of Working’ (NWW) and employees’ work-related exhaustion and dedication. NWW was conceptualized as a bundle of three working conditions which, in terms of the JobDemands-Resource Model, can be viewed as a work-related resource: (1) having access to...
article 2013
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Sanders, J. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Boermans, S. (author)
Low-skilled employees have a relatively vulnerable labor market position, yet they are structurally less involved in training activities. Our main research question is why these differences in training participation persist. This study uses data from the Study on Life Long Learning and Employment (SLLE) and the Netherlands Working Conditions...
article 2018
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Dhondt, S. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Bal, M. (author)
The impact of technological change on the content of jobs and accompanying skills is a central topic across disciplines. To date, ample research has directly linked the technological change to shifts in skills use; however, organisational change is rarely considered as an influencing factor. Based on a panel survey, this paper uses a Luhmannian...
article 2021
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Doove, S. (author), de Kok, J. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Oeij, P.R.A. (author)
Workplace innovation can be defined as the implementation of new and combined interventions in work organisation, HRM and supportive technologies, and strategies to improve performance of organisations and quality of jobs. Previous research confirms the presence of a positive relationship between workplace innovation and firm performance. Within...
book 2014
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Kraan, K.O. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Smulders, P. (author)
Ziekteverzuim en arbeidsongeschiktheid zijn binnen de A&G-psychologie belangrijke thema’s. De reden is dat het gaat om de gevolgen van gezondheidsproblemen van werk-nemers die vertaald worden in het niet meer kunnen verrichten van werk. Vaak zijn dat kortdurende perioden van afwezigheid, maar het kan ook gaan om langdurige afwezig-heid of zelfs...
bookPart 2020
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Vanroelen, C. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author)
The majority of people living with a common mental disorder are employed, but many are at greater risk of job loss and permanent labor market exclusion than colleagues without these problems (OECD; Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, 2012). In addition, the costs of mental ill-health for society are large, reaching 3;4.5% of...
bookPart 2021
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Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author)
bookPart 2016
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Kraan, K.O. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), van den Bossche, S. (author)
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Peters, P. (author), Kraan, K. (author), van Echtelt, P. (author)
We brengen in kaart wat de relatie is tussen Het Nieuwe Werken en emotionele uitputting. Voor dit onderdeel is samengewerkt met de Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen en TNO. De resultaten van deze twee analyses zijn deels eerder gepubliceerd in een themanummer van het Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsvraagstukken (2013, nr. 3).
bookPart 2014
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Preenen, P.T.Y. (author), Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
Based on ‘Netherlands Employer Work Survey’(NEWS) data this paper investigates the consequences of workplace innovation for employee and organisational performance in The Netherlands. The NEWS is a unique, two-yearly held survey among 5.000 establishments of public and private organisations on policies and practices of Dutch employers,...
conference paper 2014
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), van der Torre, W. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author)
conference paper 2018
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