Work intensity and working long hours in Canada


Project Summary:

SSHRC Standard Grant 2009-2012

Project Description:

This study examines the antecedents and consequences of working long hours and work intensity in Canada. Potential antecedents that will be examined include the need for achievement, financial position, job insecurity, organizational and group pressures, organizational culture, and personality, among other factors. Potential consequences include stress and psychological well-being, work engagement, job satisfaction and job performance. The study focuses on selected professional groups such as managers and nurses and has important implications for both research and practice.

Project Type:
Funded

Project Role:
Principal Investigator

Country 1:
Canada

Country 2:

Country 3:

Country 4:

Month
Year
Start Date:
2009
End Date:
2012

Funder:
SSHRC

Year Project Started:
2009

Collaborator:
Dr. Ron Burke

Collaborator Institution:
Schulich Schulich of Business

Collaborator Role:

Funder
Amount
(e.g type 1000 for 1,000)
1
SSHRC
58000
2
3
4
5
6