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A condition in which a benign skin disorder—e.g., an occupational dermatosis—is exacerbated by self-induced excoriation prior to a workman’s compensation review, to ensure that pension benefits will continue, rather returning to work

goldbricking

Benign self-mutilation Occupational medicine A condition in which a benign skin disorder–eg, an occupational dermatosis, is exacerbated by self-induced excoriation prior to a workman's compensation review, to ensure that pension benefits will continue, rather than be told to return to work
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Employee job attitudes and organizational characteristics as predictors of cyberloafing.
Cyberloafing at the workplace: Gain or drain on work?
The effects of sanctions and stigmas on cyberloafing.
Table 1 Rank Order, Based on Frequency Counts, for the Areas of Focus in Cyberloafing Research Major Focus Areas Monitoring by organization 7 Definitional issues/Typology 7 Causative factors 6 Organizational-interactional justice 5 Deterrence theory 4 Company policy/Code of conduct 3 Unproductive work behaviors 3 Workplace conduct norms 3 Disciplinary actions 2 Personality factors 2 Employees' attitudes 2 Prevalence/incidence data 2 Cybercivism 2 Nelected Areas of Research Ethics training 0 Organizational commitment 0 Role under-load 0 Teamwork 0 Telecommuting 0 Theory X/Theory Y 0 Socialization factors 0 Process value analysis 0 Job enrichment 0 Organization development 0 Comparative management 0 Note.
We believe employees use cyberloafing to cope with stressors they experience at work.
Cyberloafing can be characterized as an emotion-focused coping method and, specifically, an escape-avoidance coping strategy.
However, we believe that cyberloafing will not be used to cope with all types of stressors.
Hypothesis 1: Role ambiguity will be positively related to cyberloafing.
Hypothesis 3: Role overload will be negatively related to cyberloafing.
Although we believe that role ambiguity and role conflict will stimulate the need to cope in employees, cyberloafing will be less likely to be used as a coping method if employees perceive that organizational sanctions are in place regarding cyberloafing.
Survey research exploring organizational sanctions for cyberloafing is mostly descriptive.
Hypothesis 4: Perceived organizational sanctions will be negatively related to cyberloafing.