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Can Dirty Work be Satisfying? A Mixed Method Study of Workers Doing Dirty Jobs

Overview of attention for article published in Work, Employment & Society, February 2019
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  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (61st percentile)

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5 tweeters

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8 Mendeley
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Title
Can Dirty Work be Satisfying? A Mixed Method Study of Workers Doing Dirty Jobs
Published in
Work, Employment & Society, February 2019
DOI 10.1177/0950017018817307
Authors

Stephen Deery, Deanna Kolar, Janet Walsh

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 8 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 25%
Professor 1 13%
Other 1 13%
Lecturer 1 13%
Researcher 1 13%
Other 2 25%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 4 50%
Psychology 1 13%
Business, Management and Accounting 1 13%
Unspecified 1 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 13%
Other 0 0%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 14 February 2019.
All research outputs
#3,915,496
of 13,366,062 outputs
Outputs from Work, Employment & Society
#329
of 736 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#110,120
of 291,049 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Work, Employment & Society
#12
of 13 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,366,062 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 70th percentile.
So far Altmetric has tracked 736 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 11.3. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 55% of its peers.
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We're also able to compare this research output to 13 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one is in the 7th percentile – i.e., 7% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.