Psychology of work and unemployment
An integrated study of current research and theories concerned with the psychological effect of employment and unemployment on people, covering our current understanding of employment, leisure, and retirement. This unique work considers how job situations shape the meaning of work for employees and how people ''become'' what they do. It also discusses the problems of underemployed people, examines the psychological effects of unemployment, and presents possible remedies.
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WORK AND PERSONALITY
Explanations of underemployment
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ability achievement alienation analysis Applied Psychology autonomy Bakke Behavior and Human behaviour challenge control beliefs correlation degree depression determined economic effects of job employed evidence external control factors Hackman and Oldham higher income increased industrial intellectual flexibility interaction internal Jahoda job characteristics job characteristics model job content job demands job design job enrichment job loss job perceptions job satisfaction Journal of Applied Kabanoff Kohn and Schooler locus of control longitudinal managers measures mental moderator effect motivation O'Brien occupational Organizational Behavior organizations orientation outcomes perceived job attributes perceived skill-utilization person-job personal control Pilgrim Trust predict predictors problem productivity Protestant Work Ethic relationship relatively reported responses Review Rotter sample scale self-direction self-efficacy self-esteem significant situations skill level skill requirements skill-variety social social class strain stress structure studies substantive complexity theory tion underemployment unem unemployed unemployment values variables workers
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The Protestant Work Ethic: The Psychology of Work-related Beliefs and Behaviours
No preview available - 1990