Investigating the impact of health conditions on employees’ experiences of work – a research project

You are invited to take part in a research project looking into the impact explore whether having a health condition affects people’s experiences at work.

The researcher is a Masters student at Kings College London.  The survey will form part of her dissertation in  in ‘Human Resource Management and Organisational Analysis’ and she hopes it will fill an important gap in previous research.

The study:

The purpose of the study is to explore whether having a health condition affects people’s experiences at work. Specifically:

  • whether the ‘visibility’ of people’s health conditions affects things like wellbeing and experiences of discrimination at work
  • whether people tend to disclose their health conditions to their employers and colleagues
  • which factors that might predict disclosure.

Participants:

  • you should be employed and living in the UK.
  • You do not need to have a health condition to do this survey.
  • Unfortunately, this survey is not suitable for people with learning disabilities, because an Easy Read version of the survey is not available.
  • should read the information sheet before deciding to take part

The questionnaire:

  • is online
  • will take about 10-15 minutes to complete
  • will ask you questions about your job, your health and wellbeing, your experiences of discrimination at work, and how you feel about your organisation
  • nobody except the lead researcher will have access to your personal information
  • your answers will not seen by WAMES or any other organisation
  • if you volunteer to take part, you will be asked to provide your consent & can withdraw at any point
  • your data will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR)
  • Please read the info sheet or contact Alexia.karageorghis@kcl.ac.uk  if you have questions
  • Ethical Clearance Reference Number: HR-18/19-1051

King’s Business School, King’s College London, Bush House, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

Please share your experiences with the researcher and pass this information on so others can take part.

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