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Communicative Action as a factor in the return-to-work-process from the perspective of return-to-work coordinators - A qualitative study for development of a best practice guide

Project number: F 2319 Institution: Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA) / ces service UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Ute B. Schröder Status: Completed Project


The purpose of this qualitative study is to explore the relevance of social support respectively communicative action in the return-to-work-process from return-to-work-coordinators perspective - as disability manager, occupational physician e.g. - especially to reconstruct approaches to action and problems and to identify salient features of communicative action for work-reentry. Within this project a best practice guide for return-to-work-coordinators for a successful reentry of employees with common mental disorders should be developed. Overall the outcomes should be used for generation of theory refer to communicative action in the return-to-work process and modeling workplace-related return-to-work interventions for the same target group.



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