Distal and proximal predictors of snacking at work: A daily-survey study


Sonnentag, Sabine ; Pundt, Alexander ; Venz, Laura



DOI: https://doi.org/10.1037/apl0000162
URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27736117
Additional URL: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/309142099...
Document Type: Article
Year of publication: 2017
The title of a journal, publication series: Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume: 102
Issue number: 2
Page range: 151-162
Place of publication: Washington, DC
Publishing house: American Psychological Assoc.
ISSN: 0021-9010 , 1939-1854
Publication language: English
Institution: School of Social Sciences > Arbeits- u. Organisationspsychologie (Sonnentag 2010-)
Subject: 150 Psychology
Abstract: This study aimed at examining predictors of healthy and unhealthy snacking at work. As proximal predictors we looked at food-choice motives (health motive, affect-regulation motive); as distal predictors we included organizational eating climate, emotional eating, and self-control demands at work. We collected daily survey data from 247 employees, over a period of 2 workweeks. Multilevel structural equation modeling showed that organizational eating climate predicted health as food-choice motive, whereas emotional eating and self-control demands predicted affect regulation as food-choice motive. The health motive, in turn, predicted consuming more fruits and more cereal bars and less sweet snacks; the affect-regulation motive predicted consuming more sweet snacks. Findings highlight the importance of a health-promoting eating climate within the organization and point to the potential harm of high self-control demands at work. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)

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Sonnentag, Sabine ; Pundt, Alexander ; Venz, Laura (2017) Distal and proximal predictors of snacking at work: A daily-survey study. Journal of Applied Psychology Washington, DC 102 2 151-162 [Article]


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