Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 1, March

Development in the Regulation of Wages and Working Conditions: The Employee Perspective
Danish Labor Market Regulation: Something Particular and Particularly Threatened?In Denmark-as in the other Nordic countries-there are lengthy traditions for collective regulations covering practically the entire labor market. Collective agreements define...
Economic Evaluation of Supported-Employment Inspired Program for Pupils with Intellectual Disabilities
IntroductionWhile the UN Convention of the rights of persons with disabilities recognizes the right to work on an equal basis with others persons, job opportunities are often missing for people with intellectual disability (ID).1 There is ample evidence...
Ethical Infrastructure and Successful Handling of Workplace Bullying
IntroductionssWorkplace bullying takes place when an employee is subjected to negative acts by another organizational member or members, frequently and over a long period of time, in such a way that the target is not able to defend himself or herself...
Factors Affecting Prolonged Working Life for the Older Workforce: The Swedish Case
IntroductionRetirement does not lend itself to a simple definition; it is a construct that has many different connotations. In some cases, retirement means almost a ceremonial departure from working life. In other words, it means retiring from a permanent...
Five Currents of Organizational Psychology-From Group Norms to Enforced Change
IntroductionOrganizational psychology (OP) established early in the twentieth century and consolidated in the context of the two world wars and the great depression. In association with this, a number of empirical studies of working conditions and social...
Hospital Mergers in Norway: Employee Health and Turnover to Three Destinations
IntroductionThe demographic trend toward an older population in addition to the expanding range of treatable diseases contribute to a growing pressure on the health sector in Norway, as in the rest of the industrialized world. The ratio of retired to...
Introduction
DOI????In this issue, seven articles are published. You can see a full presentation of the articles in their abstracts. Here, I will give my short and subjective presentation on what are the most interesting findings in each article.Collective bargaining...
Young People's Attitudes to Attractive Work, during and after Upper Secondary School
IntroductionAn ever-increasing problem in the 2000s is finding workers with the right skills for employment not only in different sectors in Sweden but also in many other industrialized countries in the world (Berg, 1998; Bigot & Cuchet, 2003; Nitteberg,...
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