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Document ID (ISN)109654
CIS number 09-733
ISSN - Serial title 1120-2971 - Prevenzione oggi
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Macciocu L., Nardella C., Rossi I., Stella M., Brizio L.
Title Workers' active participation in the prevention of psychosocial hazards in the credit sector: A key priority for becoming a socially responsible business
Original title La partecipazione attiva del lavoratore nella prevenzione dei rischi psicosociali nel settore del credito: elemento prioritario per l'attuazione di un'impresa socialmente responsabile [in Italian]
Bibliographic information 2nd quarter 2008, Vol.4, No.2, p.17-40. Illus. 33 ref.
Internet access http://prevenzioneoggi.ispesl.it/pdf%5Cric2008_02_1_it.pdf [in Italian]
http://prevenzioneoggi.ispesl.it/pdf%5Cric2008_02_1_en.pdf [in English]
Abstract The aim of this study was to examine the level of employee participation in safety and health in the banking sector in Italy, focusing primarily on issues related to well-being, work organization and the worker-organization interface. Data were collected from 2100 banking sector employees across Italy, by means of a self-administered questionnaire. Analysis revealed a working environment that does not facilitate worker participation. Three out of four workers clearly affirmed that they were not in a position to actively contribute to the promotion of safety and well-being in their workplace. Other findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) banking and insurance; workers' participation; psychology of work organization
Descriptors (secondary) Italy; questionnaire survey; motivation; psychology and sociology
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Workers' participation
Banking and financial services
Psychology of work organization
Psychological factors