Job Demands in a Changing World of Work

Impact on Workers' Health and Performance and Implications for Research and Practice

  • Christian Korunka
  • Bettina Kubicek

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Christian Korunka, Bettina Kubicek
    Pages 1-5
  3. Jörg Flecker, Theresa Fibich, Klaus Kraemer
    Pages 7-24
  4. Matea Paškvan, Bettina Kubicek
    Pages 25-43
  5. Bettina Kubicek, Matea Paškvan, Johanna Bunner
    Pages 45-63
  6. Christian Korunka
    Pages 131-151
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 163-169

About this book


This book examines the new ways of working and their impact on employees’ well-being and performance that have resulted from a changed world of work. It concentrates on job demands and flexible work emanating from current economic and organizational change, and assesses impact on workers’ health and performance. The development of issues such as globalization, rapid technological advances, new management practices, organizational changes and new job skills are addressed. This book gives an overview and discusses the potential negative and positive effects of such new job demands and new forms of work.


Organizational Change Quality of Working Life New Working Demands Job Demands Flexible Work Flexible Organization Well Being at Work Health and Performance Organizational Structure Workplace Pressure Knowledge Aquisition Skill Aquisition

Editors and affiliations

  • Christian Korunka
    • 1
  • Bettina Kubicek
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of PsychologyUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Department of Applied PsychologyUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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