Dawkins, S and Martin, A and Kilpatrick, M and Scott, J, Reasons for engagement: SME owner-manager motivations for engaging in a workplace mental health and wellbeing intervention, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 60, (10) pp. 917-927. ISSN 1076-2752 (2018) [Refereed Article]
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Objective:Small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) require specialized attention regarding workplace mental health (WMH), but can be challenging to engage in WMH promotion interventions. This cross-sectional study analyzed self-reported motivations of SME owner/managers who engaged in a WMH promotion intervention specifically designed for SMEs.
Methods:Data from 297 SME owner/managers was thematically coded prior to conductingmultinominal logistical regression analyses to determine reasons for engagement based on a series of predictors, including owner/manager psychological distress, recent experience of a stressful work event, and business confidence.
Results:Owner/manager psychological distress, experience of a recent stressful workplace, and low 12-month business confidence incident were important predictors of engagement.
Conclusions:The findings provide important insights into the uptake of a WMH promotion intervention, which can inform the design and future recruitment strategies for WMH promotion interventions within the SME sector.
|Item Type:||Refereed Article|
|Keywords:||engagement, intervention, SME owner/manager, wellbeing, workplace mental health|
|Research Division:||Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services|
|Research Group:||Business and Management|
|Research Field:||Organisational Behaviour|
|Objective Division:||Economic Framework|
|Objective Group:||Management and Productivity|
|UTAS Author:||Dawkins, S (Dr Sarah Dawkins)|
|UTAS Author:||Martin, A (Associate Professor Angela Martin)|
|UTAS Author:||Kilpatrick, M (Dr Michelle Kilpatrick)|
|UTAS Author:||Scott, J (Professor Jenn Scott)|
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