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The effect of online scheduling on employees’ quality of life

Xu, Shi, Van Hoof, Hubert and Nyheim, Peter (2018) The effect of online scheduling on employees’ quality of life Journal of Foodservice Business Research, 21 (2). pp. 172-186.

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Abstract

Online employee scheduling has increased in popularity in recent years, especially among hourly workers who have grown up in the information age and the flexibility it provides increases their sense of job autonomy. This article reports on two studies that investigated the impact of work scheduling flexibility on employees’ personal well-being. One study collected data from current users of an online scheduling product and the other study collected information from hospitality management students who are potential future users of online scheduling software. The studies found that online scheduling helps to enhance employees’ personal well-being through satisfaction with schedule flexibility and job autonomy.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Xu, Shis.xu@surrey.ac.uk
Van Hoof, Hubert
Nyheim, Peter
Date : March 2018
DOI : 10.1080/15378020.2017.1364592
Uncontrolled Keywords : Job autonomy; Online employee scheduling; Work enhancement of personal life; Work schedule flexibility
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 05 May 2020 18:10
Last Modified : 05 May 2020 18:10
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/855464

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