|3. ||Additional measures of occupational reward should be promoted, such as
more flexible work schedules, time savings, extra-job services (e.g., nursery
schools for working mothers, shopping facilities), or investments in job
|4. ||Esteem reward should be developed by improving feedback from supervisors
and strengthening teamwork across traditional boundaries of hierarchy. In
this respect, segmentation of hierarchies may be an important structural
|5. ||Opportunities for job training and requalification need to be strengthened.
Counseling activities should be offered to those who lack motivation and
to those who anticipate adverse events in their occupational career.|
These and related structural measures should be combined with interpersonal
and individual intervention. Thus, a new type of preventive effort in the field
of occupational psychosocial health becomes evident. With the help of theoretical models, it is hoped that challenges of prevention can be met more successfully in the near future.
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Book title: Behavioral Medicine Approaches to Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.
Contributors: Kristina Orth-Gomér - Editor, Neil Schneiderman - Editor.
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Place of publication: Mahwah, NJ.
Publication year: 1996.
Page number: 100.
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