Beata A. Basinska

Beata A. Basinska
Gdansk University of Technology · Faculty of Management and Economics

Doctor habilitatus in psychology

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May 2017 - May 2017
Gdansk University of Technology
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The effects of relational and psychological capital on work engagement: The mediation of learning goal orientation Abstract Purpose – Our paper proposes a research model in which learning goal orientation (LGO) mediates the impacts of relational capital and psychological capital (PsyCap) on work engagement. Design/methodology/approach – Data ob...
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Working in multicultural work environments of multinational corporations (MNCs) creates challenges whose expected impact on happiness is equivocal. In the following paper, we examine the relationship between psychological capital and happiness at work in the specific MNCs’ context. We assume that thriving (eudemonic well-being) at work fosters indi...
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Aim. The study aimed to present the Polish version of the Burnout Assessment Tool (BAT-PL) by Schaufeli et al. and to assess its validity and reliability. The tool measures the core symptoms of burnout (BAT-C): exhaustion, mental distance, cognitive and emotional mpairment, and its secondary symptoms (BAT-S): psychosomatic complaints and psychologi...
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The study examined the factor structure of burnout, as measured with the Oldenburg Burnout Inventory. The participants were 235 employees of a public administration agency who assessed their burnout online for 10 consecutive working days. Two models were tested with multilevel confirmatory factor analysis, assuming the same one or two-factor struct...
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Facing workplace bullying negatively affects physical and mental health, and consequently quality of life and well-being. Personality traits that can help an individual survive and reproduce entail more benefits than costs. Building on two evolutionary theories, Life History Theory and Costly Signaling Theory, this study aims to provide novel insig...
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Few studies have applied a person-centered approach to work motivation using cluster or profile analyses. Thus, little is known about which configurations of work motivations characterize professionals. The aim of this study is to establish the structure of work motivation profiles under the framework of self-determination theory and to examine the...
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Measuring the growth of research productivity is a core element of performance in the higher education sector. This paper aims to analyse the scientific productivity of the Visegrád Group countries (2010–2019) based on data from the Web of Scopus and Scopus databases, as well as data from secondary sources (demographic and socio‐economic factors)....
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Beata A Basinska,1 Ewa Gruszczynska2 1Faculty of Management and Economics, Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk, Poland; 2Faculty of Psychology, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw, PolandCorrespondence: Beata A BasinskaFaculty of Management and Economics, Gdansk University of Technology, Narutowicza 11/12, Gdansk 80-233, Poland...
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Background: Burnout has been traditionally seen as a chronic and stable state in response to prolonged stress. However, measures of momentary burnout are not well established, even though the within-person approach suggests that the symptoms of burnout may vary from day to day for the same employee. The aim of this study is to examine the daily int...
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Scientific productivity plays an essential role in the creation of innovation and it stimulates social and economic growth. This study aimed to identify the barriers to and facilitators of scientific productivity in engineering and technology field, as perceived from the perspective of academic managers. Along with quality approach, the study relie...
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Objective: The aim of the article is to conceptualise a model of work motivation in the management of universities striving for scientific excellence. Research Design & Methods: The most relevant for our aim is the self-determination theory that is applied to the work and organisational domain. We used a narrative literature review. Findings: The p...
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Background The relationship between positivity, i.e., the proportion of positive and negative emotions, and job burnout may be of a curvilinear shape. From a theoretical point of view, it is a causal relationship, since positivity can be regarded as a proximal dimension of occupational well-being, and burnout as a distal one. However, previous stud...
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Values represent people's highest priorities and are cognitive representations of basic motivations. Work values determine what is important for employees in their work and what they want to achieve in their work. Past research shows that levels of both aspects of job-related well-being, job burnout and work engagement, are related to work values....
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The aim of the study is to examine the relationship between psychological capital (PsyCap) and thriving in mono-and multicultural environments. We assume that thriving will vary while scrutinizing mono-and multicultural workplaces. We also posit that PsyCap is positively related to thriving and that this relationship will also differ depending on t...
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Introduction and objectives. – Self-efficacy, personality and different affect states in entrepreneurs and managers are important factors for effectiveness and well-being. The aim of the study was to examine in young adults during entrepreneurship-related education, the relationships between venturesomeness and self-efficacy, and the mediating effe...
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The work environment in multinational corporations (MNCs) is specific and demanding including intercultural interactions with co-workers and clients and using a foreign language. Some individual resources can help in dealing with these circumstances. Individual resources refer to personal dispositions, competencies and prior experiences. With regar...
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Thriving at work is defined as the psychological state that links both a sense of vitality and learning. The vitality component of thriving may be seen as positive energy, while learning enhances a sense of competence and efficacy. Thriving sheds new light on individual psychological functioning and the experience of growth in the work context. Thr...
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The aim of this study was to examine whether the relationship between the ratio of job-related positive to negative emotions (positivity ratio) and job burnout is best described as linear or curvilinear. Participants were 89 police officers (12% women) and 86 firefighters. The positivity ratio was evaluated using the Job-related Affective Well-bein...
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Purpose Our aim is to show how individuals perceive the quality of intercultural interactions at work in multinational subsidiaries, and to address the question of what actually prevails in their accounts, i.e. the dark side or the bright side. Design/methodology/approach We report the findings from five subsidiaries located in Poland and intervie...
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The purpose of the study was to examine the psychological resources which foster thriving in multicultural work settings of multinational corporations (MNCs) – the companies that are evident manifestation of globalization. Although globalized multicultural workplace creates specific job demands that pose unique occupational stress to individuals, s...
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Background: Poland has lower ratios of employed registered nurses per 1,000 inhabitants than the EU average. Polish nurses work under miserable conditions without assisting personnel, and they reconcile their professional demands with responsibilities for their families; 96% of them are women. Rationale/Aims: This study uses Hobfoll’s conservation...
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The aim of the paper is to examine positive psychological capital (PsyCap) as well as individual factors in the relationship with thriving in the multicultural work environment of multinational corporations (MNCs). We conducted a quantitative study on the sample of 127 individuals from subsidiaries of various MNCs located in Poland and involved in...
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The study focuses on optimal functioning at work and occupational well-being of employees, which are maintained by two processes: health impairment and motivation. These processes can be mediated by job-related affect. Affect is a function of valence and arousal and it is a core and proximal component of occupational well-being. Job-related affect...
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Purpose of the article The aim of the paper is to analyze the relationship between thriving and job satisfaction in multicultural environments of multinational corporations (MNCs). Methodology/methods The quantitative cross-sectional study was conducted on the sample of 128 indi-viduals from subsidiaries of various MNCs located in Poland involved...
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Abstract A conflict between one’s professional life and one’s family life may lead to lower well-being both at work and home. Most nurses are women who have traditionally reconciled their professional life with family life. One aim of this study was to examine the relationships between the work-family conflict (WFC), the family-work conflict (FWC),...
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Background: The objective of this study was to test the psychometric properties of the Polish version of the Oldenburg Burnout Inventory (OLBI) – its factor structure, reliability, validity and standard norms. Material and methods: The study was conducted on 3 independent samples of 1804, 366 and 48 workers employed in social service and general se...
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Excellent competencies as well as a good physical and mental health are required in train drivers’ profession. Despite the changes in the structure of employment the train drivers above 46 years and job tenure longer than 30 years are the largest group. The generation gap is becoming more pronounced, and its fulfilment will not be easy. It is relat...
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W publikacji zaprezentowano zagadnienia związane z specyfiką pracy w korporacjach międzynarodowych. Autorzy opisują, jakie czynniki wpływają na powstawanie dobrych relacji zawodowych w zespołach zróżnicowanych kulturowo. Szczegółowo omówiono m.in. takie zagadnienia jak: bariery i korzyści występujące w wielokulturowym środowisku pracy, język korpo...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between own revenues characterized by different levels of fiscal autonomy and investment expenditures of selected local government entities in Poland. Accordingly, the following research hypothesis was formulated: there is a relationship between the type of own revenue identified with re...
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Purpose: Due to globalization and the global mobility of workforce, working in multicultural environments is a new challenge for employees and managers. The aim of the paper is to analyze the social interactions in multicultural environments of multinational corporations (MNCs) as well as to propose a model of intercultural social interactions in M...
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Ze względu na niejednoznaczne wyniki wcześniejszych studiów nad różnicami kulturowymi pojawiły się w świecie nauki głosy, by oprzeć badania na innych koncepcjach teoretycznych, w większym stopniu wykorzystywać metody jakościowe do analizy zjawiska, a także skupić się na pozytywnych efektach, o których wiadomo znacznie mniej [Shore i in. 2009; Stahl...
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Owing to globalization and the global mobility of workforce, working in multicultural environments has become a daily reality for an increasing number of manpower. Such an environment does introduce unique challenges to individuals, enabling some of them to thrive. The aim of the paper, therefore, is to explore the antecedents of thriving and its c...
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Purpose Since prior research into the effects of multiculturalism on job satisfaction in multinational corporations (MNCs) is rather scant and inconclusive, the authors attempt to review the literature and explain why these results are inconsistent as well as propose a new model aimed at responding to these irregularities. Design/methodology/appro...
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The aim of this study was to verify psychometric properties of the Polish version of the Job-related Affective Well-being Scale (JAWS). Specifically, theoretical 4-factor structure (based on the dimensions of pleasure and arousal) and reliability of the original - 20-item JAWS (van Katwyk et al., 2000) and the shortened - 12-item (Schaufeli and Van...
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This paper presents the results of an experimental study aimed at identifying possible relationships among website usability characteristics, consumer satisfaction, trust and loyalty. These factors regard not only customer satisfaction in a transactional sense, but in the long term they may affect e-customer behavior, opinions, recommendations and...
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Purpose - The policing profession is associated with psychosocial hazard. Fatigue and burnout often affect police officers, and may impair the functioning of the organization and public safety. The relationship between fatigue and burnout may be modified by job-related emotions. While negative emotions have been extensively studied, the role of pos...
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The main purpose of this article is to identify the 'individual positive deviance' presented by expatriates and local managers in their mutual cooperation. The theoretical basis for the publication is the discussion of the Positive Organizational Behaviour (POB) essence and the application of this approach in the area of expatriation. Attitudes, be...
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Tematem przewodnim niniejszej monografii jest zarządzanie informacyjnym środowiskiem pracy. Przyjęto w niej trzy perspektywy: zarządzanie i jego funkcje, jakość poprzez projektowanie, ocenę i doskonalenie oraz odniesienie do produktu i procesu w organizacji. Odzwierciedla to relacje środowiska akademickiego i biznesowego. Autorzy pokazują, w jaki s...
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Job rewards have both, an intrinsic and an extrinsic motivational potential, and lead to employees' development as well as help them to achieve work goals. Rewards can balance job demands and protect from burnout. Due to changes on the labour market, new studies are needed. The aim of our study was to examine the role of demands and individual rewa...
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The original longer versions (Forsman & Johnson, 1996) and abbreviated versions of the Basic and Earning Self-Esteem Scales have been used in clinical and non-clinical settings, but little is known about the factor structure and the validity of these scales in their abbreviated forms. The original longer versions of the scales comprise several dime...
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Work is one of the most important spheres of human functioning and has a significant impact on individual overall well-being. The purpose of this study is to assess the positive and negative impact of the work of police officers and firefighters on their well-being in different spheres of life. In particular, the study examines the relationship bet...
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The evaluation of online stores' credibility by customers in regard of gender and self-efficacy is presented. Two groups of attributes, usability and informational content, were characteristics of credibility. The survey involved students as representatives of the largest group of the Internet users. As shown by the results obtained, the informatio...
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Purpose. The aim of the study was to examine the role of job-related positive and negative emotions between acute fatigue at work and engagement (vigor and dedication). We hypothesized that negative emotions mediate in energy depletion process and positive emotions mediate in broadening of energetic and motivational resources. Design/Methodology. F...
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The aim of the study was to examine the relation between professional demands resulting from the work’s tasks and organization of work, and received salary, in police officers’ subjective judgment. Results of the research conducted on 363 police officers showed, that organizational demands and not the ones resulting from the work’s tasks have influ...
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Psychosocial threats at work are one of the big challenges for the management of occupational health (WHO, 2008). The aim of this study was to assess the emotional balance and positivity ratio in the work of uniformed officers and identify differences between these formations. The study involved 218 police officers, firefighters and probation perso...
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Abstract: One of the measures of the subjective quality of life is a good night's sleep. The “onion” theory of happiness postulates the relationship between the domains of well-being. The aim of the study was to evaluate sleep disorders among police officers in urban police stations in relation to the characteristics of work (occupational stress) a...
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From an economic point of view, a critical aspect of online services is their ability to retain customers. The aim of presented study was the use of a layered model VIPR (Visual – Interaction – Process – Relation) for commercial online services. To assess credibility of services’ suppliers there were examined 207 experienced users of commercial onl...
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Background: Esteem, career, money and job security are important resources for employees. They can balance the efforts invested in the work and protect form stress and burnout (Siegriest et al., 2004; Bakker et al., 2004). Changes in the labor market increase the meaning of job security (Laszlo et al., 2010). The aim of our study was to verify the...
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Background: Nursing is an accountable profession due to the concern with patient safety (Aiken et al., 2002). Recently imbalance between requirements and rewards has been observed (Basinska & Wilczek-Ruzyczka, 2011). Demands also depend on the specialization in the profession. The aim of study was to evaluate differences in the level of stress, fat...
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Excessive demands, work overload and the working time arrangements are an important cause of burnout and fatigue in employees. Specific working time arrangements are characteristic of the internal security services, such as police officers and firefighters. This applies to both the ordering of day and night shifts and the length of shifts. Depletio...
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The aim of this study is to examine how social factors differentiate the perception of the attributes influencing the credibility of commercial Internet services. Experience in on-line transactions and self-efficacy of consumers did not influence these differences. Women, unlike men, needed additional recommendations, and were more sensitive to ama...
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Two aspects of work-related consequences among surgery nurses are discussed: burnout syndrome and fatigue, having an impact on the quality of medical care and safety of patients. Siegrist's effort–reward imbalance model has been adopted as a concept of occupational stress. The organization of working time, i.e. the length of shifts and their rotati...
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Celem pracy była ocena związków pomiędzy stylem radzenia sobie ze stresem a strategiami stosowanymi w kontekście pracy przez właścicieli małych przedsiębiorstw, poszukiwanie ich specyfiki w porównaniu do pracowników najemnych oraz roli radzenia sobie w relacji stres a wypalenie zawodowe. Metoda: Grupę stanowiło 78 właścicieli małych przedsiębiorstw...
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The development of Internet trading is a response to customer's demand for this form of distribution of goods and services. Internet shop site management, in order to increase its credibility is an important task faced by economic actors in the network. The purpose of this study was to propose a new method to assess the reliability of retail Web si...
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The effect of job-related stress on psychological well-being The aim of the investigation was to evaluate the effect of job stress factors on psychological well-being of firemen. 121 firemen from rescue-firefighting units were examined. Goldberg’s General Health Questionnaire GHQ-12 for well-being evaluation, the Perceived Job Stress Questionnaire...
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W artykule przedstawiono przebieg i wyniki badań przeprowadzonych w latach 2005-2007 wśród polskich użytkowników Internetu. Efektem tych badań jest model obrazujący wpływ takich czynników, jak użyteczność (w sensie informatycznym), jakość zawartości informacyjnej serwisu WWW oraz czynniki kulturowe na wiarygodność handlowego serwisu internetowego p...
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Celem pracy była ocena zmian w funkcjonowaniu seksualnym i relacjach małżeńskich chorych z rozpoznaniem nasieniaka jądra. Materiał i metoda: Ankietę, własnej konstrukcji, zawierającej 9 pytań zamkniętych i jedno otwarte, wysłano do 69 mężczyzn leczonych w Klinice Onkologii i Radioterapii Akademii Medycznej w Gdańsku w latach 1972-1990. Otrzymano zw...

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