By Tricia Paterakos (21-22) The Empowerment Literature Empowerment in the workplace is hardly a new concept – in fact, it became so popular in the early 2000s that the 21st century was referred to as the “empowerment era” (Appelbaum et al., 1999). Studies looking at empowerment have seen it improve job satisfaction (George & Zakkariya,…Keep reading
By Rubab Nallwala (21-22) What is happening? Even in the wake of 50% workforce being run by women, the issue of menstruation management remains amiss in occupational health literature. Existing studies focus on impact of menstruation on productivity, negative work outcomes and eventual socio-economic burden. Even though gynaecological and menstrual conditions like polycystic ovarian syndrome…Keep reading
By Alison Barrett (20-21) Covid-19 lockdown begins in the UK After only a few days of being announced on 23rd1, the UK was plunged into its first Covid-19 lockdown on 26th March 20202, inciting a situation of shock, confusion and uncertainty that affected all our lives across work and home. From the 1st lockdown onwards…Keep reading
Work, Home, Recovery and Well-being: The impact of work characteristics and recovery on health and home life
By Diana Airimitoaie (20-21) Have you ever wondered how much work affects your employees’ well-being and home life? Work is a major part of people’s life and can sometimes affect well-being and relationships at home. According to a recent study, in 2020, approximatively 79% of British adults experienced stress from work and only 1% never…Keep reading
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