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Resande i tjänsten och dess effekter på arbetstagaren

Gnosspelius, Gustav (2006)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
Due to a globalised world business travel is flourishing. This paper examines how middle level executives, travelling a lot in their work at a multi-national company, feel about their travel. It looks for links between business travel and work satisfaction among them. A short presentation of the patterns of business travel and relevant motivational and stress theories is given. Data for the paper is collected using a survey (78 participants) and interviews. No significant correlation is found between the amount of business travel and work satisfaction. However, the result shows that the business travel does have a negative impact on family life as well as business life, this perception is shared by both the traveller and the families.... (More)
Due to a globalised world business travel is flourishing. This paper examines how middle level executives, travelling a lot in their work at a multi-national company, feel about their travel. It looks for links between business travel and work satisfaction among them. A short presentation of the patterns of business travel and relevant motivational and stress theories is given. Data for the paper is collected using a survey (78 participants) and interviews. No significant correlation is found between the amount of business travel and work satisfaction. However, the result shows that the business travel does have a negative impact on family life as well as business life, this perception is shared by both the traveller and the families. Increased business travel is shown to have an impact on decisions about whether or not to accept a promotion. (Less)
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author
Gnosspelius, Gustav
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
arbetspsykologi, tjänsteresande, motivation, Occupational health, industrial medicine, Yrkesmedicin, arbetsmiljömedicin
language
Swedish
id
1326582
date added to LUP
2006-12-26
date last changed
2007-05-21
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  abstract     = {Due to a globalised world business travel is flourishing. This paper examines how middle level executives, travelling a lot in their work at a multi-national company, feel about their travel. It looks for links between business travel and work satisfaction among them. A short presentation of the patterns of business travel and relevant motivational and stress theories is given. Data for the paper is collected using a survey (78 participants) and interviews. No significant correlation is found between the amount of business travel and work satisfaction. However, the result shows that the business travel does have a negative impact on family life as well as business life, this perception is shared by both the traveller and the families. Increased business travel is shown to have an impact on decisions about whether or not to accept a promotion.},
  author       = {Gnosspelius, Gustav},
  keyword      = {arbetspsykologi,tjänsteresande,motivation,Occupational health, industrial medicine,Yrkesmedicin, arbetsmiljömedicin},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Resande i tjänsten och dess effekter på arbetstagaren},
  year         = {2006},
}