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Job Demands, Job Resources, and Consequences for Managerial Sustainability in the Public Sector – A Contextual Approach


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Title: Job Demands, Job Resources, and Consequences for Managerial Sustainability in the Public Sector – A Contextual Approach
Authors: Corin, Linda
E-mail: linda.corin@gu.se
Issue Date: 11-Apr-2016
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Sociology and Work Science ; Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap
Parts of work: I. Berntson, E., Wallin, L., & Härenstam, A. (2012). Typical situations for managers in the Swedish public sector: Cluster analysis of working conditions using the job demands-resources model. International Public Management Journal, 15(1), 100–130.
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II. Corin, L., Berntson, E., & Härenstam, A. (2016, January 14). Managers’ turnover in the public sector – The role of psychosocial working conditions. International Journal of Public Administration. Advance online publication.
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III. Wallin, L., Pousette, A., & Dellve, L. (2014). Span of control and the significance for public sector managers’ job demands: A multilevel study. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 35(3), 455–481.
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IV. Corin, L., & Björk, L. (2016). Job demands and job resources in human service managerial work – An external assessment through work content analysis. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2016-04-29
Disputation: Fredagen den 29 april 2016, kl. 10.00, Torgny Segerstedtsalen, Vasaparken, Universitetsplatsen 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Gothenburg Studies in Work Science
15
Keywords: managerial work
organization
context
psychosocial working conditions
work content
job demands-resources model
managerial sustainability
public sector
Abstract: ABSTRACT The aims of this thesis were threefold: to explore and increase knowledge of managerial working conditions in Swedish municipalities, to extend the job demands-resources (JD-R) model, and to provide information that public sector decision-makers and human resources departments can use and apply in promoting sustainable managerial working conditions. The argument in this thesis is that a contextual perspective on managerial work is needed, entailing a shift in focus from managers and th... more
ISBN: 978-91-87876-09-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/42312
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