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Innovations and personal change: Patterns of adjustment to relocation

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Innovations and personal change : Patterns of adjustment to relocation. / Munton, Anthony G; West, Michael.

In: Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 16, No. 4, 07.1995, p. 363-375.

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Munton, AG & West, M 1995, 'Innovations and personal change: Patterns of adjustment to relocation', Journal of Organizational Behavior, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 363-375. https://doi.org/10.1002/job.4030160407

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Munton, Anthony G ; West, Michael. / Innovations and personal change : Patterns of adjustment to relocation. In: Journal of Organizational Behavior. 1995 ; Vol. 16, No. 4. pp. 363-375.

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abstract = "The aim of the study was to test hypotheses derived from Nicholson's (1984) theory of work-role transitions within the context of job relocation. These hypotheses concern the adjustment strategies used by those changing jobs. A total of 121 U.K. employees provided data at three points in time during the process of their relocation. Measures included job characteristics, personal change, role innovation, self-esteem and subjective well-being. Data were analysed via non-recursive structural equation models using LISREL VI. Results were generally consistent with the model of work-role transitions. Individual differences in self-esteem were found to influence adjustment strategies over and above the effects of job characteristics.",
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