publication . Article . Other literature type . 2003

The Importance of Time Congruity in the Organisation

J.A. Francis-Smythe; I.T. Robertson;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Apr 2003
  • Publisher: Blackwell
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
In 1991 Kaufman, Lane, and Lindquist proposed that time congruity in terms of an individual's time preferences and the time use methods of an organisation would lead to satisfactory performance and enhancement of quality of work and general life. The research reported here presents a study which uses commensurate person and job measures of time personality in an organisational setting to assess the effects of time congruity on one aspect of work life, job-related affective well-being. Results show that time personality and time congruity were found to have direct effects on well-being and the influence of time congruity was found to be mediated through time pers...
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