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Table 3 Understanding cooperation

From: Work resumption at the price of distrust: a qualitative study on return to work legislation in the Netherlands

    Year 1 Year 2
Motivationa   Employee - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + (1,2,3,6)
   HR professional + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
Abilitya   Employee + - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + - (1,2,3,6)
   HR professional + - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
Understanding motivation to cooperate Experienced dependence on the other a Employee Goals: primary goal is medical recovery (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) / Resources: medical treatment (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8), time without contact with employer (4,5) / Feelings of dependence on employer: - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) Goals: primary aim is RTW (1,2,3,6) / Resources: intervention to find new job (1,2,6), modified or new work (3) / Dependence: + (1,2,3,6)
HR professional Goals: primary aim is RTW (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) / Resources: information about employees’ RTW possibilities (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8), effort from employees to achieve RTW (1,2,3,5,7) / Feelings of dependence on employee: + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) Goals: primary aim is RTW (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) / Resources: information about employees’ RTW possibilities (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) / Dependence: - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
Perception of the otherb Employee + (1,2,5), - (3,4,6,7,8) + (1,2), - (3,6)
  HR professional + - (1,2,4,6,7,8), - (3,5) + - (7), - (1,2,3,4,5,6,8)
Legislationc Employee - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) Legislative reduction pay + (1,2,3,6)
  HR professional Feels responsible for meeting legislative requirements + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
Distrust of the othera Employee + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + - (1,2,3,6)
  HR professional - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
  Norms about the goalsd Employee + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + (1,2,3,6)
HR professional + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
Understanding ability to cooperate Legislationc Employee - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) - (1,2,3,6)
  HR professional Legislation supports planning meetings + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
Resourcese Employee Time to meet + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8), knowledge of law + (1) / - (2,3,4,5,6,7,8) feeling well enough - (1,5,6) Time to meet + (1,2,3,6), knowledge of decision discretion regarding RTW - (2,3,6)
   HR professional Time, place to meet + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8), policy, budget + (1,2,3,4,8) / - (5,6,7), communicative skills - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8), knowledge about information employers are allowed to ask employees for - (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8) Time, place to meet + (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8), communicative skills - (1,2,3,4,5,6,8), policy, budget + (1,2,3,4,8) / - (5,6,7)
  1. a + high, + - moderate, - low.
  2. b + positive, + - neutral, - negative.
  3. c + high degree of favourability, + - moderate favourability, - low favourability.
  4. d + norms about the timing of medical recovery and RTW are experienced.
  5. e + has resource, - lacks resource.