DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2013.07.004
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Birgit S. Lehner, Julia Jung, Brigitte Stieler-Lorenz, Anika Nitzsche, Natalie Pomorin, Holger Pfaff

Abstract: The present study proposes an exploratory investigation about the WDLR (wish for decision latitude reduction) in the context of work among knowledge workers. WDLR occurs when the scope of latitude is perceived as being too large, when there are too many options to choose from or too many decisions to take. WDLR may involve changing working conditions, jobs involving greater responsibility, project management, and in general, unstructured works such as knowledge work. The study examines the relationship betwe…

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