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A study of workaholism in Irish academics
(Oxford University Press, 2016-05-11)
Background Workaholism is recognized as a health risk for academics given the open-ended nature of academic work; however, current prevalence rates of workaholism in the academic setting are unknown.Aims To assess the ...
Social welfare, housing and health policy and the determinants of quality of life for older people in the Republic of Ireland
Improving quality of life (QoL) for older people calls for public policy initiatives which have a positive impact on the determinants of quality of life. This paper presents a review of current social welfare, housing and ...
Bullying and incivility in higher education workplaces: Micropolitics and the abuse of power
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to explore the lived experiences of workplace ill-treatment of administrative and technical staff in the higher education sector, with a particular focus on organisational ...
Building capacity in workplace health promotion: the case of the Healthy Together e-learning project
The current global economic crisis poses major challenges for workplace health promotion (WHP). Activities that are not perceived to obviously and directly contribute to profits could be sacrificed. This paper argues that ...
Workplace mistreatment: Health, working environment and social and economic factors
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2014-02)
Objective: To explore patterns of workplace mistreatment, relationships with health and with selected workplace, economic and social factors in 34 countries. Methods: Secondary data analysis of the European Working Conditions ...
Workplace bullying and incivility: A systematic review of interventions
Purpose Workplace mistreatment has a negative impact on the health and well-being of approximately 20 per cent of workers. Despite this, few interventions have been evaluated and published. The purpose of this paper is ...