There have been few prospective studies of the impact of workplace interventions on employee and organizational well-being within health care settings.
This study was conducted at a large regional hospital in Sweden in 1994 with a follow-up in 1995.
Effects of a structured organizational and staff intervention program on perceived psychosocial work quality, supporting resources and self-reported health and well-being were evaluated, Based on department-specific results from the baseline assessment in 1994, each department formulated their own improvement goals.
They also made their own decisions on relevant improvement activities.
Since there was no formal reference group in this study, departments with high and low rating levels, respectively, with regard to intervention activities were compared.
Despite an overall worsening in most of the measures most likely due to a notice of 20° staff reduction prior to the follow-up assessment, the intervention appeared to have attenuated negative changes in the high as compared with the low activity group.
Manager-rated impact of the program as well as positive stall attitudes and staff involvement in the enhancement process were identified as important determinants for more favourable changes.
The study points out the relevance of structured workplace interventions for organizational and employee well-being especially in times of cut-backs and organizational turmoil. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Stress, Milieu professionnel, Coping, Bien être psychologique, Personnel sanitaire, Homme, Milieu hospitalier, Suède, Europe, Etude longitudinale, Changement, Organisation travail, Attitude, Médecine travail, Enquête
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Stress, Occupational environment, Coping, Psychological well being, Health staff, Human, Hospital environment, Sweden, Europe, Follow up study, Change, Job engineering, Attitude, Occupational medicine, Survey
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0046927
Code Inist : 002B30B02B. Création : 31/05/1999.