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Document ID (ISN)103467
CIS number 04-488
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Moreno-Jiménez B., Rodriguez Muñoz A., Garrosa Hernández E., Morante Benadero M.E.
Title Contractual relationships and bullying at the workplace: A comparative analysis
Original title Relaciones contractuales y acoso psicológico en el trabajo: un análisis comparativo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2004, Vol.L, No.197, p.19-26. Illus. 31 ref.
Abstract The objective of this study was to analyse possible differences in the nature and extent of bullying as a function of the type of employment contract. It involved 103 public transport workers of the Urban Community of Madrid. Participants responded to a questionnaire on personal data, the type of employment contract, the extent of bullying, and organizational and leadership factors. Findings highlight significant differences between workers under temporary and permanent contracts concerning bullying and social isolation. Various hypotheses are put forward to explain the incidence of work contract flexibility on bullying at the place of work.
Descriptors (primary) human relations; bullying; terms of employment; public transport; psychology and sociology
Descriptors (secondary) questionnaire survey; comparative analysis; temporary workers
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Precarious employment
Bullying and mobbing
Psychological factors