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Doctors' perceived working conditions and the quality of patient care: a systematic review (2019)
Journal Article
Teoh, K., Hassard, J., & Cox, T. (2019). Doctors' perceived working conditions and the quality of patient care: a systematic review. Work and Stress, doi:10.1080/02678373.2019.1598514

Numerous reports advocate improving doctors’ working conditions as an important part of initiatives to enhance the quality of patient care. However, the research literature is not clear on this underlying relationship. This systematic review examines... Read More

Estimating the economic burden posed by work-related violence to society: a systematic review of cost-of-illness studies (2019)
Journal Article
Hassard, J., Teoh, K., & Cox, T. (2019). Estimating the economic burden posed by work-related violence to society: a systematic review of cost-of-illness studies. Safety Science, 116, 208-221. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2019.03.013

Estimates of the economic burden on society posed by work-related violence are important and often highly cited sources of evidence; typically used to substantiate arguments for prevention. However, such sources of information are generally poorly un... Read More

Psychosocial work characteristics, burnout, psychological morbidity symptoms and early retirement intentions: a cross-sectional study of NHS consultants in the United Kingdom (2018)
Journal Article
Khan, A., Teoh, K., Islam, S., & Hassard, J. (2018). Psychosocial work characteristics, burnout, psychological morbidity symptoms and early retirement intentions: a cross-sectional study of NHS consultants in the United Kingdom. BMJ Open, 8(7), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018720

OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study are twofold. First, to examine the direct effect of psychosocial work characteristics (as measured by job autonomy and work-related pressure) in relation to self-reported psychological morbidity symptoms and e... Read More

Individual and organizational psychosocial predictors of hospital doctors’ work-related wellbeing: a multilevel and moderation perspective (2018)
Journal Article
and moderation perspective. Health Care Management Review, ISSN 0361-6274

Background: The high prevalence of burnout and depression among doctors highlights the need to understand the psychosocial antecedents to their work-related wellbeing. However, much of the existing research has been a-theoretical, operationalized a n... Read More

Organizational uncertainty and stress among teachers in Hong Kong: work characteristics and organizational justice (2016)
Journal Article
Hassard, J., Teoh, K., & Cox, T. (2017). Organizational uncertainty and stress among teachers in Hong Kong: work characteristics and organizational justice. Health Promotion International, 32(5), 860-870. doi:10.1093/heapro/daw018

A growing literature now exists examining the relationship between organizational justice and employees' experience of stress. Despite the growth in this field of enquiry, there remain continued gaps in knowledge. In particular, the contribution of p... Read More

Menopause and work: an electronic survey of employees’ attitudes in the UK (2013)
Journal Article
Griffiths, A., MacLennen, S. J., & Hassard, J. (2013). Menopause and work: an electronic survey of employees’ attitudes in the UK. Maturitas, 76(2), doi:10.1016/j.maturitas.2013.07.005

Objectives: This study explored women's experiences of working through menopausal transition in the UK. It aimed to identify the perceived effects of menopausal symptoms on working life, to outline the perceived effects of work on menopausal symptoms... Read More

Overtime and psychological well-being among Chinese office workers (2011)
Journal Article
Houdmont, J., Zhou, J., & Hassard, J. (2011). Overtime and psychological well-being among Chinese office workers. Occupational Medicine, 61(4), doi:10.1093/occmed/kqr029

Background: Research on the relationship between overtime and psychological well-being, and workers’ perceptions of the factors that determine overtime, has been conducted exclusively in the Western cultural context. Aims: To examine whether existin... Read More