Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies

Volume 4, Issue 3 (September 2016)

ISSN Print: 2328-4862   ISSN Online: 2328-4870

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A Review of Researches on Sleepiness at Workplace

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DOI: 10.4236/jhrss.2016.43017    1,413 Downloads   1,942 Views  


Sleepiness at workplace, the biological drive to sleep, has a highly negative impact on employees' working behavior in organizations. Recently, this phenomenon has attached more and more attention in the management filed; and it has attracted much attention of researchers from other fields, such as management and psychology. By reviewing and analyzing the previous studies, this paper clarifies the concepts of sleepiness in the workplace, and then delineates the causes and effects of sleepiness in the workplace. Through the organizational understanding of the relevant causes of sleepiness, some intervention measures which can mitigate companies’ sleepiness situation will be put forward. Finally, the paper has an outlook about the future researches of sleepiness at workplace.

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Jiao, X. and Ye, M. (2016) A Review of Researches on Sleepiness at Workplace. Journal of Human Resource and Sustainability Studies, 4, 155-161. doi: 10.4236/jhrss.2016.43017.

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