Job Demands in a Changing World of Work
In recent decades, employees in the Western world have been affected by many changes in their working conditions . New types of work (e.g., crowd-working) and new work settings (e.g., flexible work arrangements ) have appeared and employees at many workplaces seem to suffer from intensified work, which results in decreases in the quality of working life .
We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this book. First of all, we would like to express our gratitude to the authors for their work and the preparation of their chapters. Many contributions to this book are the result of studies realized in a large research project funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF 23377-G17). We would like to thank them for their financial support of this project. Finally, we would like to thank Johanna Ganslmeier, Elisabeth Dorfinger and Springer publishers for their valuable support in finalizing this book.
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