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“The main interest of the “Happy Workaholic” is in the work domain, and he or she is primarily invested in work…Contrary to popular belief, "Happy Workaholics," as we call them, can advocate for...
“While definitions and measures of health and well-being vary, there tend to be two salient person-related concepts that are often combined with a more societal-level perspective. The first is that...
“Effective workplace health and wellness programs range widely, from building awareness about disease prevention and healthy lifestyles to helping individuals cope with specific issues related to...
“The state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” (Barker, 2003, p. 192). Related:...
Formal helping or volunteering is assistance provided through organizations, either mutual benefit associations or community-oriented service organizations (Voydanoff). Volunteer work is time and...
Informal helping is instrumental assistance, emotional support, companionship, or advice or information given to friends, neighbors, and extended kin (Voydanoff). Informal volunteering or helping is...
"The various identities that comprise the self… are ranked. The highest are most likely to be invoked in situations that involve different aspects of the self." (Andreassi, Desrochers & Sargent...
"A public or private agency that specializes in providing skilled nursing services, home health aides, and other therapeutic services, such as physical therapy, in the home."
"Health care services provided in the home on a part-time basis for the treatment of an illness or injury, and covered by Medicare only if skilled care is needed and required on an intermittent or...
“employees who work at home on a regular basis though not necessarily (and, in fact, rarely) every day” (Kurland & Bailey, 1999, p. 54).
"A public or private organization that provides pain relief, symptom management, and supportive services to terminally ill people and their families in the home or in a separate hospice facility."
“Earnings at hourly rate exclusively. If the employee is employed solely on the basis of a single hourly rate, the hourly rate is his “regular rate.” For his overtime work he must be paid, in...
“An irregular schedule that cannot be classified in any of the above [fixed day, fixed evening, fixed night, rotating] categories” (Presser, 2003, p. 416).
“…ever-widening variety of households: Divorced parents, raising kids alone. Step-parents, sharing blended families. Adoptive parents. Same-sex partners with or without families. Grandparents caring...
“The householder refers to the person (or one of the people) in whose name the housing unit is owned or rented (maintained) or, if there is no such person, any adult member, excluding roomers,...
“Adaptive organizations choose to invest in people, to consider people as human capital and worth investments of various kinds, rather than as costs to be minimized. This choice…recognizes the...
The human-cost approach [of measuring organizational outcomes], adopted by authors such as Konrad & Mangel, 2000 and Kossek & Grace, 1990, focuses on the savings associated with reduced labor...
"The “good life” guide. Calculated since 1990 by the United Nations Development Programme, the Human Development Index quantifies a country’s development in terms of such things as education, length...
"The human-investment approach [to measuring organizational outcomes], outlined by Cohen, 1999, attempts to document the long-term financial benefits that are related to employer-supports (for...