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van de Ven, H.A. (author)
This thesis is the result of the ‘Shift Your Work’ study, which aims to contribute to a better understanding of sustainable employability of older shift workers by implementing new shift systems. This thesis builds on two premises. The first premise constitutes that shift work becomes more demanding with older age (Part I), the second premise...
doctoral thesis 2017
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Koopmans, L. (author)
doctoral thesis 2014
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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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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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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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Strijk, J.E. (author)
doctoral thesis 2012
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Bosch, T. (author)
doctoral thesis 2011
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Driessen, M.T. (author), TNO Emgo Body@Work (author)
Participatieve ergonomie (PE) blijkt niet effectief te zijn op het verminderen van de fysieke en psychosociale werkbelasting. De methodiek voorkomt geen rug- en nekklachten en gaat gepaard met hogere kosten. PE blijkt wel effectief om werknemers met rugklachten te laten herstellen van hun klachten zo blijkt uit het onderzoek van Maurice Driessen...
doctoral thesis 2011
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van Rijssen, H.J. (author), TNO Emgo Body@Work (author)
Training in klantgerichte communicatie helpt verzekeringsartsen tijdens beoordelingsgesprekken met mensen die door ziekte niet of nog maar beperkt kunnen werken. `Door het volgen van een communicatietraining weten artsen meer over hoe zij gesprekken met klanten aan kunnen gaan`, aldus Jolanda van Rijssen. Van Rijssen onderzocht de communicatie...
doctoral thesis 2011
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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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Vergeer, R. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
doctoral thesis 2010
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de Boer, W.E.L. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Het onderzoek concentreerde zich op drie vragen: Wat wordt beoordeeld bij de beoordeling van langdurige arbeidsongeschiktheid? Wat is de kwaliteit van die beoordelingen? En hoe kan de kwaliteit van de beoordelingen van langdurige arbeidsongeschiktheid worden geborgd? De Boer keek daarbij zowel naar de situatie in Nederland als in andere landen....
doctoral thesis 2010
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