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Work, vacation and well-being: a psychological perspective

By: Etzion, Dalia.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Routledge 2020Description: xv, 265 p. Includes references, appendix and index.ISBN: 9781848722316.Subject(s): Industrial psychology | Vacations | EmployeeDDC classification: 331.2576 Summary: Based on a twenty-year research study, Work, Vacation and Well-being delve into the ubiquitous yet often-underestimated issues surrounding vacation and respite. Providing an original outlook on how breaks from work can be beneficial for the well-being of employees, this book also addresses the potential negative impacts of vacation. Taking into account factors concerning the nature of the break and the person taking it, Etzion delves into the benefits and drawbacks of workplace breaks, from annual leave to maternity leave and sabbaticals. Work, Vacation and Well-being look at breaks from work through various social and cultural lenses, to present a balanced and well-researched perspective on all angles of taking a break. Perfect for students of Organizational and Health Psychology, Work, Vacation and Well-being also widely appeal to those studying Social Policy, Management Studies, Occupational Health and Research Methods. https://www.routledge.com/Work-Vacation-and-Well-being-Whos-afraid-to-take-a-break-1st-Edition/Etzion/p/book/9781848722316
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Table of Contents

Preface
How it all began
How I came to study vacation
About this book
Introduction
1. Theoretical Background of Respite
The problem
The resolution
How do we find what works?
This book
2. Characteristics of the Break
Duration
Location
The respite experience
Degree of detachment
Degree of change
Special respite cases
3. Personal Characteristics
Demographics
Personality types
Employment
4. Policies and Norms: Organizational and Environmental Conditions
Annual leave
Family-friendly
Cultural and social settings of leave and leisure
5. Outcomes
Post-respite psychological well-being
Post-respite physiological well-being
Crossover
Fade-out of the respite effect
6. Discussion and Conclusions
Respite Research
Recovery and coping
Social and organizational support
How to rest
Call for the future
Appendix 1: Meta-Analytic Study of Respite and Fade-out Effects
Method
Analyses
Results
Discussion
Appendix 2: Annotated Bibliography
Appendix 3: Respite Questionnaires
Index

Based on a twenty-year research study, Work, Vacation and Well-being delve into the ubiquitous yet often-underestimated issues surrounding vacation and respite. Providing an original outlook on how breaks from work can be beneficial for the well-being of employees, this book also addresses the potential negative impacts of vacation.
Taking into account factors concerning the nature of the break and the person taking it, Etzion delves into the benefits and drawbacks of workplace breaks, from annual leave to maternity leave and sabbaticals. Work, Vacation and Well-being look at breaks from work through various social and cultural lenses, to present a balanced and well-researched perspective on all angles of taking a break.
Perfect for students of Organizational and Health Psychology, Work, Vacation and Well-being also widely appeal to those studying Social Policy, Management Studies, Occupational Health and Research Methods.

https://www.routledge.com/Work-Vacation-and-Well-being-Whos-afraid-to-take-a-break-1st-Edition/Etzion/p/book/9781848722316

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