Search for dissertations about: "work-life balance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words work-life balance.

  1. 1. Amount of work : studies on premature death and subjective health in a work life balance perspective

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Charlotta Nylén; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; allostatic load; mortality; overtime work; self-rated health; sleep quality; stress; unemployment; unwinding; work home interference; worklife balance;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to increase knowledge about the association between amount of work and health. Amount of work is measured as unemployment, excessive work, and interference between work and home. READ MORE

  2. 2. Experiencing work/non-work Theorising individuals’ process of integrating and segmenting work, family, social and private

    University dissertation from Jönköping : Jean-Charles Languilaire and Jönköping International Business School

    Author : Jean-Charles Languilaire; Tomas Müllern; Mikael Nordenmark; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; work non-work; middle-manager; France; life domains; work-life field; boundary perspective; individuals work non-work experiences;

    Abstract : The relationships between work and personal life have been on the public, business, and research agenda for about 35 years. Perspectives on these relationships have shifted from a work-family to work-life or work-personal life focus, from a conflict to a balance or enrichment view and, finally, from a segmentation to an integration perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Facets of Work–Life Balance across Europe How the interplay of institutional contexts, work arrangements and individual resources affect capabilities for having a family, and for being involved in family life

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Susanne Fahlén; Barbara Hobson; Livia Sz. Oláh; Chiara Saraceno; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; capability approach; childbearing; family-friendly work; family policies; work–life balance; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The aim of this dissertation is to explore various dimensions of work–life balance in Europe. I examine the extent to which institutional factors, working conditions and individual resources influence individuals’ capabilities to have a family and engage in family life. READ MORE

  4. 4. It's just a job a new generation of physicians dealing with career and work ideals

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Saima Diderichsen; Katarina Hamberg; Eva E Johansson; Petra Verdonk; Gunnel Hensing; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical students; junior doctors; gender perspective; medical education; graduate medical education; professional identity; career choice; gender discrimination; mixed methods; Family Medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Background: Today, women constitute about half of medical students. However, women are still underrepresented in prestigious specialties such as surgery. Some suggest that this could be explained by women being more oriented towards work-life balance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reduced working hours and stress in the Swedish social services

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Peter Barck-Holst; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: Since a financial crisis in the 1990’s employees in the Swedish public sector have suffered from work stress and related consequences such as long-term sick leave. Reduced working hours has long been debated in Sweden as a possible way of improving psychosocial health, and was therefore empirically evaluated in a large, quasi-experimental trial in four public sectors; care and welfare, call centers, technology, and the social services. READ MORE