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Job quality rated higher at co-operatives

Job quality rated higher at co-operatives | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Co-operatives and employee-owned businesses may be more resilient in times of crisis because they have higher job quality and better management practices, according to research

The University of Warwick's research, which used a combination of case studies and literature reviews, explored co-operatives’ and social enterprises’ resilience to economic changes.
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Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled

Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
JOB-RELATED STRESS has doubled among employees in Ireland in recent years, a new study has found.

Dealing with angry customers, time pressure and bullying are among the reasons people list for their work stress.
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Asking employees to work from home could boost their productivity

Asking employees to work from home could boost their productivity | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it

According to a study by the Institute of German Economics, working from home isn't just good for employees; it can benefit employers too.
A European Working Conditions Survey also suggests the presence of an employer among their employees has much less of an effect on their productivity than that of their colleagues.
About 60% of the employees who participated in the Institute of German Economics' survey were very satisfied with their job where employers opted for less control.

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Job quality rated higher at co-operatives

Job quality rated higher at co-operatives | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
Co-operatives and employee-owned businesses may be more resilient in times of crisis because they have higher job quality and better management practices, according to research

The University of Warwick's research, which used a combination of case studies and literature reviews, explored co-operatives’ and social enterprises’ resilience to economic changes.
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European Working Conditions Survey 

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Levels of stress in Irish workers double in five years |...

Levels of stress in Irish workers double in five years |... | In the news: data in the UK Data Service collection across the web | Scoop.it
A new study has found that job stress among employees in Ireland doubled from 8% in 2010 to 17% in 2015.

The ESRI research, funded by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), also found the level of job stress in Ireland was still below the average for 10 Western European countries in 2015 (19%).
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