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Social Psychology and Society

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2221-1527

ISSN (online): 2311-7052

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/sps

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Job Insecurity as a Social Psychological Phenomenon 1451

Chuykova T.S.
PhD in Psychology, associate professor at the Chair of Applied Psychology and Deviantology, M. Akmullah Bashkir State Pedagogical University
e-mail: cts1004@bspu.ru

Abstract
The paper addresses a relatively new phenomenon of job insecurity. It provides an analysis of the various interpretations of the phenomenon given by Russian and foreign researchers, focuses on its social economical determinants and consequences for individuals and organizations. The paper concludes with an outline of some possible ways of overcoming the negative consequences of job insecurity — as for individuals, as for organizations, as for the society as a whole. The research was conducted with the assistance of the Russian Foundation for Humanities and the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Bashkortostan (project № 15-16-02017 “Attitude to Work and Job Insecurity”).

Keywords: employment, unemployment, job insecurity, coping resources

Column: Applied Research and Practice

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/sps.2015060410

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