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Document ID (ISN)104589
CIS number 06-235
ISBN(s) 3-87975-833-6
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pickshaus K., Schmitthenner H., Urban H.J.
Title Endless work - New working conditions and trade union policy
Original title Arbeiten ohne Ende - Neue Arbeitsverhńltnisse und gewerkschaftliche Arbeitspolitik [in German]
Bibliographic information VSA-Verlag, St. Georgs Kirchhof 6, 20099 Hamburg, Germany, 2001. 256p. Illus.Bibl.ref. Includes CD-ROM. Price: EUR 17.80.
Abstract In this publication, sociologists, occupational psychologists and labour union members analyse and comment on "endless work" (flexible work without limits). Articles are grouped under the following headings: reasons behind the adoption of endless work and health hazards; duration of work and performance levels required; practical experiences and action support tools; policy strategies. A CD-ROM by IG Metall containing guidance, practical help, presentations, legislation, addresses and useful links is also included.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; health hazards; stress factors; flexible working time
Descriptors (secondary) compendium; neuropsychic stress; work organization; work efficiency; social aspects; mental workload; hours of work; stress evaluation; role of workers' organizations; depressive neurosis
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Hours of work
Mental stress and burnout