Selbststeuerung der Arbeitszeiten aus Beschäftigtenperspektive. Eine empirische Analyse von Einsatz und Wirkung selbstgesteuerter variabler Arbeitszeitverteilung
|Other Titles:||Self-control of working hours from the employees' perspective. An empiricalanalysis of use and effect of a self-controlled variable working hoursdistribution||Authors:||Munz, Eva||Supervisor:||Heinz, Walter R.||1. Expert:||Heinz, Walter R.||2. Expert:||Spitzley, Helmut||Abstract:||
A flexible arrangement of working hours, giving leeway to the employees for the working hours distribution, shall manage a lot: On the one hand it shall meet the operational flexibility requirements in order to be profitable in a time-economic way to companies; on the other hand it shall help to increase the employee's working-time sovereignty in order to enable them to balance the temporal requirements of both spheres: gainful work and life. But the expected win-win-situation, often conjured by the employers, does not appear automatically. The ability for employees to vary their start and finish times does not lead per se to working-time sovereignty. In this thesis the operational use of self-controlled variable working hours distribution and their effect - from the employees' perspective - is analysed on the basis of the data of a representative questioning of German employees (in 2003). It turned out that enterprises permit a self controlled variable distribution of working time, when the employees themselves are able to adjust their effort more efficiently than a hierarchical or technical control would do.Concerning the effect of the self-control from the employees' perspective the following questions are analysed empirically:- Under which work-organisational and activity-specific conditions thepromise of working-time sovereignty is made good for the employees?- What is the effect of the self-control on the factual duration anddistribution of working hours?- Can the self-control of the working hours help to reduce the stressresulting from the work demands?- What is the effect of the self-control on work-life balance?
|Keywords:||working time; flexible working time patterns, job control,workers control, working-time sovereignty, work-life-balance, work load, stress||Issue Date:||26-Oct-2005||URN:||urn:nbn:de:gbv:46-diss000101173||Institution:||Universität Bremen||Faculty:||FB8 Sozialwissenschaften|
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