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Work intensity, gender and well-being

Cecile Jackson

Work intensity, gender and well-being

by Cecile Jackson

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Published by United Nations Research Institute for Social Development in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Employment.,
  • Women in development.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Cecile Jackson and Richard Palmer Jones.
    SeriesDisucssion paper / United Nations Research Institute for Social Development -- 96, Discussion paper (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development) -- 96.
    ContributionsPalmer-Jones, Richard, 1946-, united nations researcyh institute for social development.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18484728M

    A special section is devoted to new methodological work for studying social systems, including network analyses and school and teacher effects. Additionally, the book explores the changing landscape of higher education institutions, their respective populations. Work intensity. Work intensity is defined as activity in relation to the capacity for that work. It is a topic that affects developed and developing countries in different ways. There are many aspects to work intensity including multitasking, time poverty, health implications, and policy considerations.

      Abstract. This chapter provides an overview of work intensity in LMIC. Work intensity is measured by different constructs that capture work environment characteristics, which describe aspects of heavy workload, work organization and timing, conflict, and effort exerted to complete tasks, that may result in work-related stress. Workers well-being is a key factor in determining an organisation's long-term effectiveness. Many studies show a direct link between productivity levels and the general health and well-being of the workforce. Enterprises and organizations are increasingly recognising the need to take the well-being of their workers seriously.

    This book provides a fresh perspective on how gender diversity might be approached in the workplace and is based on research on gender differences. Men and women are wired differently and the authors advocate for gender intelligent programs that acknowledge and leverage the diverse leadership, problem thinking and collaboration styles women /5. distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Psychological Well-Being in Student of Gender Difference Miss. Sana Akhter1 ABSTRACT The aim of the present study was investigated to psychology well –being of gender Size: KB.


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Work intensity, gender and well-being by Cecile Jackson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This means that there is very little useful literature on work intensity, let alone on gender-specific work intensities.

Yet an analysis of varying levels of energy expended in carrying out different forms of work, as this is related to individual physical strength, shows that women and men have different capacities for physical effort at different stages in their life cycles.

Work intensity, gender and well-being. Geneva: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Work Intensity, Ge nder and Well-being tasks are performed, is relatively equal for Mong oloid men and women, and greater for non-Mongoloid women than m en.

20 These are very few cases from. Work Intensity, Gender and Well-being. as land preparation, the physical work capacity of women and men may become more critical to survival, and more central to the valorization of women™s and men™s work.

Its work is guided by the conviction that, for effective development policies to be formulated, an understanding of the social and political context is crucial. The Institute attempts to provide governments, development agencies, grassroots organizations and scholars with a better understanding of how development policies and processes of economic, social and environmental change affect different.

Beth Cabrera knows about working women and well-being. She’s a working mother, a psychologist, and a professor who researches and teaches at the #1 Well-Being University in the country: George Mason. There’s no doubt that her book will become a roadmap for working mothers who want to lead a happier, healthier life/5(16).

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: C. Jackson and R. Palmer Jones.

Francis Xavier University Tompkins Lane PO Box Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5 Canada. Phone: () Phone: (within Canada). The findings show that women workers experience a higher incidence of work intensity and hence lower quality of life compared with men. A better understanding of the factors that promote or lower well-being can help policy-makers design Cited by: However, just as the conditions of employment vary among women, so do the conditions of housework.

Just as with research on jobs, the investiga- tion of housework-as-work introduces the possibility that particular structural character- istics of the work affect psychological func- tioning and Size: KB.

The findings show that women workers experience a higher incidence of work intensity and hence lower quality of life compared with men. A better understanding of the factors that promote or lower well-being can help policy-makers design more effective programs and economic and social -being, time use, work intensity, home-based Author: Maria Floro and Anant Pichetpongsa.

Gender, Work Intensity, and Well-Being of Thai Home-Based Workers Article in Feminist Economics 16(3) July with 64 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Work intensity is a neglected characteristic of labour but significant in the determination of human well-being and in the intra-household distribution of welfare.

The intensification of energy expenditure does not affect men and women in a uniform way and needs to be gender disaggregated in order to reveal potential trade-offs between Cited by: High work intensity, as a result of doing two tasks at a time, is an important dimension of well-being.

For many poor, working women, it represents a necessary means of coping when real wages fall, prices rise and basic services are cut. Learn The Science of Well-Being from Yale University. In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits.

As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos User Ratings: starsAverage User Rating. From the Back Cover. This handbook provides an overview and synthesis of relevant literature related to the issue of the well-being of working women. This focus addresses a gap that currently exists in the quality-of-life and well-being fields.

The work of the authors answers the following broad questions: Does gender matter in the well-being Format: Hardcover. Gender and Well-Being in Europe Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition.

By Lina Gálvez. Edited by Bernard Harris. This book is the first of four books based on a series of symposia funded by COST, which is an intergovernmental framework for the promotion of European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research.

Abstract: The contribution explores the time-use dimensions of the individual well-being of home-based workers in Thailand's urban squatter communities to demonstrate how time-use patterns provide information regarding individual experiences in performing economic activities that affect quality of life.

The study focuses on two groups of home-based workers: the self-employed, and those who. Work intensity, gender and well-being Tools. Tools. Jackson, C. and Palmer Jones, R. () Work intensity, gender and well-being. In: UNRISD Conference on Gender and Poverty, There is a more recent version of this item available.

Full text not available from this repository. The interaction between job control and work intensity has been shown to be particularly important for employees’ well-being. The chapter shows that in general the marked differences between countries and country groups in employee influence over decision making remained very stable across the.

Gender and Well-Being in Europe: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives 1st Edition. Lina Gálvez, Bernard Harris Novem This book is the first of four books based on a series of symposia funded by COST, which is an intergovernmental framework for the promotion of European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research.Nancy Sacks and Catherine Marrone have collected the classic and current readings that reflect the changing realities of gender and work in modern society.

Promoting gender equality through balanced analysis of the sexes, Gender and Work in Today's World: A Reader explores the experiences of both men and women in the work force.

The editors present a well-balanced blend of academic articles on.Introduction – Women, gender and work other aspects of women, gender and work.

Perhaps that should not have been surprising, given that reproductive labour is necessary for employment, and that the historic sexual division of labour has well served the preservation of inequality generally.