International Journal of Manpower: Volume 33 Issue 3


An interdisciplinary journal on human resources, management & labour economics

Table of contents - Special Issue: Work Organization, Performance and Health

Guest Editors: Guido Citoni, Benot Mahy, Franois Rycx

Work organization, performance and health: introduction

Guido Citoni, Benoît Mahy, François Rycx

The purpose of this paper is to introduce this special issue on work organization, performance and health.


Healthy personnel policies

Tor Eriksson

The purpose of this paper is to note that the current discussion about employer behaviors appears to be more concerned with how these affect the physical world than the…


Work organization, labour contracts and employment

Emmanuel Dhyne, Benoît Mahy

To ease adjustments in the labour market, many countries have softened their legislation since the 1970s by introducing flexible labour contracts or by making their use easier…


Does it pay to be productive? The case of age groups

Alessandra Cataldi, Stephan Kampelmann, François Rycx

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate empirically the relationship between workforce age, wage and productivity at the firm level.

Sickness absence, performance pay and teams

Harald Dale‐Olsen

Performance pay is growing in importance. Even in a centralised economy such as the Norwegian economy, the prevalence of performance pay has increased significantly from 1997 to…


Is your job bad for your health? Explaining differences in health at work across gender

Elena Cottini

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how different measures of working conditions affect the health at work of female and male workers of 15 European countries. Particular…


Mobbing and workers’ health: empirical analysis for Spain

M. Angeles Carnero, Blanca Martínez, Rocı´o Sa´nchez‐Mangas

The purpose of the paper is to evaluate the effect of mobbing in workers’ health.

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