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Inhyrd arbetskraft: en kvalitativ undersökning av deras arbetssituation

Thiberg, Robin LU and Malm, Camilla LU (2012) PSYK01 20121
Department of Psychology
Abstract (Swedish)
The purpose of the study was to investigate how employees in the staffing industry experience their psychosocial work environment, which control they have over their work situation, the requirements that they are experiencing at work, and which level of social support that is available. The data were collected through in-depth interviews
with seven participants who are employed on temporary agencies. The material that was gathered by interviews were analyzed by Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), which is a hermeneutic phenomenological method. The result consists of four main themes: expectations of the employee, the influence of the work on their situation, work impacts on the individual, support from the employers and the... (More)
The purpose of the study was to investigate how employees in the staffing industry experience their psychosocial work environment, which control they have over their work situation, the requirements that they are experiencing at work, and which level of social support that is available. The data were collected through in-depth interviews
with seven participants who are employed on temporary agencies. The material that was gathered by interviews were analyzed by Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), which is a hermeneutic phenomenological method. The result consists of four main themes: expectations of the employee, the influence of the work on their situation, work impacts on the individual, support from the employers and the supervisors. The participant responses indicates that they are experiencing fairly high
mental stress. It was revealed that they are under-stimulated because of their tasks, they perform bad, has difficulty with the social connection and that they feel a lack of control at work. (Less)
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author
Thiberg, Robin LU and Malm, Camilla LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Bemanningsbranschens psykosociala arbetsmiljö
course
PSYK01 20121
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
psychosocial work environment, control, demands, social support, temporary agencies.
language
Swedish
id
3127748
date added to LUP
2012-12-04 13:49:46
date last changed
2012-12-04 13:49:46
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  abstract     = {The purpose of the study was to investigate how employees in the staffing industry experience their psychosocial work environment, which control they have over their work situation, the requirements that they are experiencing at work, and which level of social support that is available. The data were collected through in-depth interviews
with seven participants who are employed on temporary agencies. The material that was gathered by interviews were analyzed by Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), which is a hermeneutic phenomenological method. The result consists of four main themes: expectations of the employee, the influence of the work on their situation, work impacts on the individual, support from the employers and the supervisors. The participant responses indicates that they are experiencing fairly high
mental stress. It was revealed that they are under-stimulated because of their tasks, they perform bad, has difficulty with the social connection and that they feel a lack of control at work.},
  author       = {Thiberg, Robin and Malm, Camilla},
  keyword      = {psychosocial work environment,control,demands,social support,temporary agencies.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Inhyrd arbetskraft: en kvalitativ undersökning av deras arbetssituation},
  year         = {2012},
}