Search for dissertations about: "work demands"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 890 swedish dissertations containing the words work demands.

  1. 1. High job demands, low support : Social work praktice realities in public social services in Crete

    Author : Eleni Papadaki; Lennart Nygren; Ulla-Carin Hedin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Keywords: social workers; job satisfaction; ethical dilemmas; patterns of coping; job demands; job control.; Social work; Socialt arbete;

    Abstract : The overall aim of the present thesis is to gain an understanding of the working life of social workers working in public social services in Crete. It is a three-phase study, consisting of three distinct but related research parts; each research part is built upon issues and questions derived from the preceding part. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ambulance Work : Relationships between occupational demands, individual characteristics and health-related outcomes

    Author : Ulrika Aasa; Ewa Wigaeus Tornqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ambulance; autonomic reactivity; body size; cortisol; demand-control-support; emergency personnel; fitness; gender; heart rate variability; low-back pain; neck-shoulder pain; occupational; physical capacity; work simulated test; worry; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; arbets- och miljömedicin; demand-controI-support;

    Abstract : Although musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and other health complaints are an occupational problem for ambulance personnel, there is a lack of knowledge regarding work-related factors associated with MSDs and other health complaints. The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the relationships between occupational demands, individual characteristics and health-related outcomes among ambulance personnel. READ MORE

  3. 3. Digital Work : Coping with Contradictions in Changing Healthcare

    Author : Helena Vallo Hult; Martin Gellerstedt; Katriina Byström; Tina Blegind Jensen; Högskolan Väst; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Digital work; Information Systems; physicians; professionalism; workplace learning; flipped healthcare.; Work Integrated Learning; Arbetsintegrerat lärande;

    Abstract : Digital work is bringing significant change to all professions, as established work settings are replaced by remote work and digital teamwork and collaboration. Contradictions arise when work is no longer bounded in time or space and personal and professional life merge. This raises several issues. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social Work Approaching Evidence-Based Practice. : Rethinking Social Work

    Author : Benitha Eliasson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Arbetsvetenskap; Human Work Science;

    Abstract : The Swedish public sector has undergone major changes over the last decades, with increased demands to be effective and perform their tasks with high quality, but also with the demand to increase the influence of users and citizens over the support given. This development has influenced how social services organise and how their work is perform, and is one motive given as to why evidence-based practice was introduced. READ MORE

  5. 5. Getting Work Done : The Significance of the Human in Complex Socio-Technical Systems

    Author : Rebecca Cort; Anders A. Jansson; Jessica Lindblom; Ann Blandford; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; work; work practice; socio-technical system; workscape; workplace studies; ethnography; distributed cognition; activity theory; operational train traffic; manufacturing; human-computer interaction; HCI; safety-critical domain; Computer Science with specialization in Human-Computer Interaction; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot människa-datorinteraktion;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to deepen the understanding of the role and relevance of the worker in the functioning of complex socio-technical systems. The perspective adopted is profoundly human-centred and the worker is considered as a resource. READ MORE