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Huysamen, K. (author), Bosch, T. (author), de Looze, M. (author), Stadler, K.S. (author), Graf, E. (author), O'Sullivan, L.W. (author)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a passive upper body exoskeleton on muscle activity, perceived musculoskeletal effort, local perceived pressure and subjective usability for a static overhead task. Eight participants (4 male, 4 female) held a load (0 kg and 2 kg) three times overhead for a duration of 30 s each, both with and...
article 2018
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van Egmond, M.P. (author)
public lecture 2018
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Vos, F. (author), van Wijk, E. (author), ten Have, K. (author)
Bij de implementatie van nieuwe technologie binnen organisaties verliest men helaas vaak de rotvan de medewerker uit het oog. Een pleidooi voor een proactieve houding en een actieve leeromgeving.
article 2018
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author)
Organising in a mindful way is key to helping innovation teams become more resilient and thereby increase the chances of innovation success. Organising in a mind-ful way, called ‘mindful infrastructure,’ implies creating the right conditions for teams to excel. To this end, four elements are crucial. When teams are 1) feeling psychological-ly...
bookPart 2018
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Dhondt, S. (author), Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Ramioul, M. (author), Dessers, E. (author), Hootegem, G. (author)
conference paper 2018
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Huysamen, K. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), Bosch, T. (author), Ortiz, J. (author), Toxin, S. (author), O'Sullivan, L.W. (author)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of an industrial exoskeleton on muscle activity, perceived musculoskeletal effort, measured and perceived contact pressure at the trunk, thighs and shoulders, and subjective usability for simple sagittal plane lifting and lowering conditions. Twelve male participants lifted and lowered a box of 7...
article 2018
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van der Torre, W. (author), Dirven, H.J. (author), van de Ven, H. (author)
In this article differences in job quality between the self-employed without staff and employees are examined. Data from the Netherlands Survey of the Self-employed and the Netherlands Working Conditions Survey conducted by TNO and Statistics Netherlands were used. Job quality was measured using the OECD framework, consisting of three dimensions...
article 2018
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Koopmans, L. (author), Damen, N. (author), Wagner, C. (author)
Objectives Many European countries face challenges in long-term care for older people, such as the growing number of older people requiring care, the increasing complexity of their health care problems, and a decreasing workforce that is inadequately prepared. Optimizing the staff and skill mix of health care teams may offer part of the solution...
article 2018
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Ooms, M. (author)
The Netherlands is catching up with social innovation. In the former century combating social problems was a task of public organisations and government, largely carried out top down. Today the responsibility to tackle social issues is partly shifting to public-private partnerships, social enterprises and communities.
bookPart 2018
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Dhondt, S. (author), Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Schröder, A. (author)
Human and financial resources as well as organisational capabilities are needed to overcome the manifold constraints social innovators are facing. To unlock the potential of social innovation for the whole society new (social) innovation friendly environments and new governance structures (ecosystems) have to be set-up to foster social...
bookPart 2018
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Putnik, K. (author), Houkes, I. (author), Jansen, N. (author), Nijhuis, F. (author), Kant, IJ. (author)
With dual-income families on the increase, combining work and family obligations is a daily reality for many individuals. Unsatisfactory combinations of work and home duties can result in various unfavourable individual and organisational outcomes. Therefore, its proper understanding is essential in order to create adequate recommendations for...
article 2018
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Polderdijk, M. (author), Vanderfeesten, I. (author), Erasmus, J. (author), Traganos, K. (author), Bosch, T. (author), van Rhijn, G. (author), Fahland, D. (author)
Process models are schematic representations of business processes and support analysis for process redesign. A process model may be enhanced with additional information to further improve its analytical value (e.g. costs, throughput times, etc.). To support analysis of human factors in manufacturing processes, this paper introduces a new...
conference paper 2018
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Verbiest, S. (author), Koopmans, L. (author)
De laatste decennia is de flexibilisering van de arbeidsmarkt toegenomen. Het aantal vaste contracten is afgenomen en de flexibele schil is gegroeid. Zo waren er in 2003 ruim 5,7 miljoen vaste arbeidsrelaties en ruim één miljoen flexibel werkenden in Nederland. In het eerste kwartaal van 2018 bedraagt het aantal vaste arbeidsrelaties 5,3 miljoen...
article 2018
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Solley, S. (author), Hill-Dixon, A. (author)
Networks and cooperation are vital for social innovation (SI). Policy which stimulates the development of SI ecosystems is likely to encourage the sustainability of social innovations. This chapter focuses on Western Europe, detailing how networks, individuals and groups are the main drivers in social innovation and providing examples of such...
bookPart 2018
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Knijnenburg, H. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), van der Meulen, F. (author), Verbiest, S. (author)
Today’s work faces both disruptive and incremental innovations regards new technology - such as dig-itisation, robotics, nanotechnology, Internet-of-Things, Big Data, and Blockchain, just to mention a few -, and new organisational forms like platforms, networks, project based organisations, and web-based/virtual organisations. These developments...
report 2018
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), van der Torre, W. (author)
Social innovations in Employment are scattered. If social innovations want to achieve sustainable, social changes, they require integration to create more coherent ‘social innovation of employment’.
bookPart 2018
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Abma, F.I. (author), Bultmann, U. (author), Amick III, B.C. (author), Arends, I. (author), Dorland, P.A. (author), Flach, P.A. (author), van der Klink, J.J.L. (author), van de Ven, H.A. (author), Bjørner, J.B. (author)
Objective The Work Role Functioning Questionnaire v2.0 (WRFQ) is an outcome measure linking a persons’ health to the ability to meet work demands in the twenty-first century. We aimed to examine the construct validity of the WRFQ in a heterogeneous set of working samples in the Netherlands with mixed clinical conditions and job types to evaluate...
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public lecture 2018
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Aromaa, S. (author), Leino, S.P. (author), Reyes-Lecuona, A. (author), Frangakis, N. (author), Berglund, J. (author), Bosch, T. (author), van Rhijn, G. (author), Granholm, G. (author)
The manufacturing industry needs to adapt their product-services to meet customer requirements in today’s rapidly changing markets. This paper presents how technologies can support knowledge sharing and collaboration during product-service processes. This work was part of the European Union Useit-Wisely project and summaries demonstration...
conference paper 2018
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Dijkstra, P.D. (author), Preenen, P.T.Y. (author), van Essen, H. (author)
The color of an athlete's uniform may have an effect on psychological functioning and consequently bias the chances of winning contests in sport competition. Several studies reported a winning bias for judo athletes wearing a blue outfit relative to those wearing a white outfit. However, we argue there is no winning bias and that previous...
article 2018
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