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Effect of Capacity Management Strategies on Employees’ Well-Being

Effect of Capacity Management Strategies on Employees’ Well-Being

In this study, the authors addressed whether, and to what extent, different capacity management strategies (CMS) can produce significant effects on well-being of employees (WBE) by influencing job hazard and employees’ sense of fatigue, with a particular focus on frontline employees in healthcare organizations, such as nursing home (NH) environments. The authors set out to test how CMS can drive employees’ perceived sense of fatigue and job hazard, which affects employees’ job satisfaction and well-being; and noting that with job…

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Crafting the Change

Crafting the Change

Who conducted the study? Paraskevas Petrou, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Evangelia Demerouti, Eindhoven University of Technology; Wilmar B. Schaufeli, Utrecht University and University of Leuven What did they find? Terms to know before discussing the results of the study: Job crafting behaviors: A strategy or tool through which employees respond to and cope with implemented organizational change; are daily and voluntary self-initiated employee behaviors aimed at seeking resources, seeking challenges, and reducing demands during organizational change. Conceptualized by the authors as…

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Fostering Change-Oriented Behaviors

Fostering Change-Oriented Behaviors

Who conducted the study? Cheng-Chen Lin, Department of Business Administration, National Pingtung University of Science & Technology, Taiwan; Yueh-Tzu Kao, Department of Healthcare Administration, I-Shou University, Taiwan; Yuan-Ling Chen, Postgraduate Programs in Management, I-Shou University, Taiwan; and Szu-Chi Lu, Institute of Human Resource Management, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan What did they find? Terms to know before discussing the results of the study: Employee change-oriented behaviors: Active forms of behavior at work in which employees take charge of situations to…

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