Filipa Sobral publishes an article in The Spanish Journal of Psychology
“A Psychometric Assessment of a Human Resources Practice Measure for Temporary Agency Workers” is the title of the article published, in The Spanish Journal of Psychology, by the CEDH researcher Filipa Sobral together with the coauthors Maria José Chambel, CICPSI/UL researcher, Filipa Castanheira, Nova SBE researcher, and Francisco Cesário, APPsyCI/ISPA researcher. The researchers published a measure to evaluate employee’s perceptions of the human resources practices system, specially adapted to the contingent workers specific employment relationship, namely temporary agency workers.
According with the abstract of the paper: “The results contribute to a better understanding of managing TAW’s in agencies and client companies. HRP are a valuable method for ‘communicating’ with these workers, who are then able to recognize and respond to the investment. This is the first study to develop and assess the psychometric properties of an HRP system measure for TAW and to cross-validate it with workers’ affective commitment towards both companies that are involved in this employment relation.”
This publication is part of the results achieved through the Project: "Transitions of Temporary Agency Workers (TAW): Patterns, Experiences and Results" (Project funded by FCT: PTDC/MHCPSO/ 4399/2012).