TITLE

Sabbatical Leave: Who Gains and How Much?

AUTHOR(S)
Davidson, Oranit B.; Eden, Dov; Westman, Mina; Cohen-Charash, Yochi; Hammer, Leslie B.; Kluger, Avraham N.; Krausz, Moshe; Maslach, Christina; O'Driscoll, Michael; Perrewé, Pamela L.; Quick, James Campbell; Rosenblatt, Zehava; Spector, Paul E.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Applied Psychology;Sep2010, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p953
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A rigorous quasi-experiment tested the ameliorative effects of a sabbatical leave, a special case of respite from routine work. We hypothesized that (a) respite increases resource level and well-being and (b) individual differences and respite features moderate respite effects. A sample of 129 faculty members on sabbatical and 129 matched controls completed measures of resource gain, resource loss, and well-being before, during, and after the sabbatical. Among the sabbatees, resource loss declined and resource gain and well-being rose during the sabbatical. The comparison group showed no change. Moderation analysis revealed that those who reported higher respite self-efficacy and greater control, were more detached, had a more positive sabbatical experience, and spent their sabbatical outside their home country enjoyed more enhanced well-being than others.
ACCESSION #
54072924

 

Related Articles

  • A Sabbatical Abroad: Planning the Trip, Enjoying Your Stay. Kuramoto, Alice M. // Adult Learning;Sep90, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p29 

    Discusses guidelines for professors when planning for a foreign sabbatical leave. Advantages of academic life; Travel and survival tips from previous visiting professors; Arrangement for the family.

  • Neumann Enjoys 'Fantastic Experience' in Lithuania.  // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Mar2003, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p10 

    Relates experience of professor Don Neumann during his sabbatical leave in Kaunas, Lithuania. Education of kinesiology to the blind; Enhancement of education and research; Continuation of education classes to physical therapists and physicians.

  • Investigating systematic individual differences in sleep-deprived performance on a high-fidelity flight simulator. Van Dongen, Hans P. A.; Caldwell Jr., John A.; Caldwell, J. Lynn // Behavior Research Methods;May2006, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p333 

    Laboratory research has revealed considerable systematic variability in the degree to which individuals' alertness and performance are affected by sleep deprivation. However, little is known about whether or not different populations exhibit similar levels of individual variability. In the...

  • Using Mental Imagery to Deliver Self-Regulation Techniques to Improve Sleep Behaviors. Loft, Marisa H.; Cameron, Linda D. // Annals of Behavioral Medicine;Dec2013, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p260 

    Background: Poor sleep habits and insufficient sleep represent significant workplace health issues. Purpose: Applying self-regulation theory, we conducted a randomized, controlled trial testing the efficacy of mental imagery techniques promoting arousal reduction and implementation intentions to...

  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness: How to Help Your Patient Manage. Loriz, Lillia M. // Clinical Excellence for Nurse Practitioners;Winter2004, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p154 

    Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is a condition many practitioners do not feel well prepared to handle. This article describes the effects of poor sleep on general well-being and briefly reviews the major features of normal sleep. In addition, categories of sleeping disorders, including...

  • NEWS AND NOTES. Hall, Robert N. // Spectra;Jun1969, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p4 

    Presents news briefs on issues related to university speech instructors in the U.S. as of June 1969. Appointment of Frank W. Oglesbee at Ashland College; Sabbatical leave of Gilbert Rau of Central Michigan University; Appointment of Roger E. Nebergall at the University of Illinois at Urbana.

  • Sabbaticals: The Key to Sharpening our Professional Skills as Educators, Scientists, and Clinicians. Brazeau, Gayle A.; Van Tyle, Jeanne Hawkins // American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education;Dec2006, Vol. 70 Issue 5, p1 

    The article comments that sabbaticals are important to the success of one's personal and professional life. The concept of a break originated from the Hebrew word "shabat", an ancient river which flowed for six days and rested on the seventh day. The sabbatical allowed time for the rejuvenation...

  • Management Education at a Crossroads: Some Insights for Reengineering. Bagchi, Prabir K.; Donnelly, Richard G. // Decision Line;Jul2007, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p11 

    The article presents solutions to concerns of irrelevance and loss of confidence facing management education. Offering practical insights, the authors propose that fundamental changes be made in the business curriculum, introducing mandatory internship/practical projects and placing faculty...

  • SHA's CHRISTOPHER MULLER will continue to teach. A. L. // Bostonia;Winter/Spring2013, Issue 1, p5 

    The article announces that dean Christopher Muller of the School of Hospitality Administration at Boston University will be stepping down from his career and will return after taking brief sabbatical leave.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics