Not right now…! On recovery and recovery strategies in work situations Jan de Jonge, Fred R.H. Zijlstra en Judith K. Sluiter, Gedrag & Organisatie, volume 23, December 2010, nr. 4, pp. 259-274. The guest editors introduce the subject of this special issue on the effects of recovery and recovery strategies in work situations. The terms effort, fatigue and recovery are explained, and the context of recovery in the workplace is outlined. In addition, various forms of recovery are discussed. Theoretical and empirical research in the field of recovery is illustrated by means of review articles and empirical studies. Finally, an introduction is given to the four other contributions to this special issue. The conclusion is that both from a social and a scientific viewpoint recovery in work situations is an important issue, and that in the near future the level of interest for this subject will only increase.