Handbook of Research Methods on the Quality of Working Lives

Research output: Book/ReportBook


  • Carol Atkinson (Contributor)
  • Irene Hardill (Contributor)
  • Pinar Bayhan Karapinar (Contributor)
  • Selin Metin Camgöz (Contributor)
  • Ozge Tayfur Ekmekci (Contributor)
  • Anne Cockayne (Contributor)
  • Irene Sotiropoulou (Contributor)
  • Andrew Smith (Contributor)
  • Jo McBride (Contributor)
  • Cath Sullivan (Contributor)
  • Adam Badger (Contributor)
  • Jamie Woodcock (Contributor)
  • John Burgess (Contributor)
  • Julia Connell (Contributor)
  • Ani Raiden (Contributor)
  • Christine Räisänen (Contributor)
  • Christopher Lawton (Contributor)
  • Tracey Warren (Contributor)
  • Elizabeth J. Sander (Contributor)
  • Alannah E. Rafferty (Contributor)
  • Peter J. Jordan (Contributor)
  • Michaela Fuchs (Contributor)
  • Anja Rossen (Contributor)
  • Antje Weyh (Contributor)
  • Gabriele Wydra-Somaggio (Contributor)
  • Kennedy Abrokwa (Contributor)
  • Anne Green (Contributor)
  • Craig Bickerton (Contributor)
  • Adrian Madden (Contributor)
  • Catherine Bailey (Contributor)
  • Luke Fletcher (Contributor)
  • Kerstin Alfes (Contributor)
  • Lorna Porcellato (Contributor)

External organisations

  • Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration
  • Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University


The growing diversity of contemporary paid work has provoked increased interest in understanding and evaluating the quality of working lives. This Handbook provides critical reflections on recent research in the field, including examining the inextricable links between working life and well-being.


Original languageEnglish
PublisherEdward Elgar, Cheltenham UK
Number of pages352
ISBN (Electronic)978 1 78811 877 4
ISBN (Print)978 1 78811 876 7
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2019

Publication series

NameHandbooks of Research Methods in Management
PublisherEdward Elgar


  • job quality, Job control, Job insecurity, work, work-life balance, flexibility, quantitative methods, Qualitative methods, mixed methods research, Research Methods, Well-being, Gig Economy