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Healthy work revisited: Do changes in time strain predict well-being?

Available Online http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/ocp/18/2/230/
Publication Date April 2013
Author Phyllis Moen, Erin L. Kelly, and Jack Lam
Source Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
Source Type Journal Article
Summary

The current article focuses on the relationship between time strain (work-time demands and control) and health outcomes. The authors drew participants from an organization in the midst of implementing a Results Only Work Environment. The intervention was not associated with changes in psychological time demands but was related to greater perceived time control. Increases in psychological time demands and time adequacy was related to increased positive and decreased negative health outcomes.

Keywords time strain, health, results only work environment, psychological time demands
Reference

Moen, P., Kelly, E. L., & Lam, J. (2013). Healthy work revisited: Do changes in time strain predict well-being? Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 18, 157-172.

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