Search for dissertations about: "job insecurity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 swedish dissertations containing the words job insecurity.

  1. 1. Job insecurity climate : The nature of the construct, its associations with outcomes, and its relation to individual job insecurity

    Author : Lena Låstad; Erik Berntson; Katharina Näswall; Magnus Sverke; Tahira Probst; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Job insecurity climate; job insecurity; quantitative job insecurity; qualitative job insecurity; referent-shift; organizational collective climate; psychological collective climate; job satisfaction; work demands; work-family conflict; self-rated health; burnout; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Work is an essential part of most people’s lives. With increasing flexibility in work life, many employees experience job insecurity – they perceive that the future of their jobs is uncertain. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Future that is my Present : Temporariness and Insecurity in Swedish Academia

    Author : Petya Burneva; Linda Wedlin; Caroline Waks; Noomi Weinryb; Sverre Spoelstra; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; academic work; temporariness; temporary employment; insecurity; job insecurity; professional insecurity; anticipatory insecurity; job field insecurity; precarious professional work;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the question of what it means to be a temporary academic worker in the business studies discipline in Sweden. It presents how academics’ temporariness translates into insecurity and how they respond to it. The research is conducted using an open design, reflexive framework, and an abductive approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Job Insecurity and Its Consequences : Investigating Moderators, Mediators and Gender

    Author : Anne Richter; Katharina Näswall; Magnus Sverke; Claudia Bernhard-Oettel; Arla Day; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; qualitative job insecurity; quantitative job insecurity; coping; workload; job dependence; work centrality; gender; work–family conflict; Psychology; psykologi;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the relations between job insecurity and its consequences by addressing several specific research aims. The first research aim focused on expanding the range of job insecurity consequences by studying the relation between job insecurity and work–family conflict over time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Job insecurity from a stress perspective : Antecedents, consequences, and moderators

    Author : Katharina Näswall; Magnus Sverke; Julian Barling; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; job insecurity; appraisal; work-related attitudes; mental health complaints; somatic complaints; personality characteristics; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The trend in working life to lower costs by reducing personnel or employing staff on short-term basis has brought uncertainty to many employment situations. Job insecurity is a phenomenon that has received growing attention in research as well as in working life. The present thesis considers job insecurity as a stressor. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychosocial work factors and burnout : a study of a working general population and patients at a stress rehabilitation clinic

    Author : Sofia Norlund; Lisbeth Slunga Järvholm; Margareta Kristenson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Burnout; exhaustion disorder; psychosocial work factors; coping; social support; demands; control; job strain; job insecurity; sick leave; return to work; working population; epidemiology; grounded theory; folkhälsa; Public health;

    Abstract : Background The psychosocial work environment affects our health (e.g., sick leave and mortality rates). Research on psychosocial work factors and burnout has focused on specific workplaces or occupations and rarely evaluated in the general population or used longitudinal designs. READ MORE