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Ellen Kossek (Purdue University) – “Intervention Crafting to Take hold (or Not): Exploring Aligned and Countervailing Customization of a Complex Organizational Work-Life Intervention in a Field Experiment”

Bush House, Strand Campus , London

4 Dec kbs - hrm - hero Part of Research Seminars in HRM & Employment Relations

The Human Resource Management & Employment Relations Group of King's Business School organises research seminars in HRM. These seminars usually take place in Bush House on the Strand, on Wednesdays.

This week we welcome Ellen Kossek (Purdue University).

If you would like to attend, please contact Brian Somerville, Group Support Officer.

Abstract: “Intervention Crafting to Take hold (or Not): Exploring Aligned and Countervailing Customization of a Complex Organizational Work-Life Intervention in a Field Experiment

"Although interest in organizational intervention research is growing, we lack understanding of the process of implementation and many initiatives fail to take hold. We use work-life interventions as a lens to conceptualize and develop theory on the phenomenon of organizational intervention crafting. 

Organizational intervention crafting is defined as the degree to which members collaborate across group boundaries (e.g. job, hierarchical, identity) to explore customizing activities and tactics (cognitive, relational, physical) that advance or subvert the adoption of initiatives designed to change work cultures and structures to facilitate employees’ ability to manage work and nonwork demands."


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