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ERIC Number: EJ747178
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov-7
Pages: 18
Abstractor: Author
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ISSN: ISSN-0160-8061
The Ability of Psychological Flexibility and Job Control to Predict Learning, Job Performance, and Mental Health
Bond, Frank W.; Flaxman, Paul E.
Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, v26 n1-2 p113-130 Nov 2006
This longitudinal study tested the degree to which an individual characteristic, psychological flexibility, and a work organization variable, job control, predicted ability to learn new skills at work, job performance, and mental health, amongst call center workers in the United Kingdom (N = 448). As hypothesized, results indicated that job control, psychological flexibility, and the synergistic interaction between the two, predicted people's ability to learn a new computer software program, as well as their mental health and job performance, which was objectively measured. Discussion focuses on the implications of these, and previous findings, for organizational behavior.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom