Organizational Stress: A Review and Critique of Theory, Research, and Applications / Edition 1

Organizational Stress: A Review and Critique of Theory, Research, and Applications / Edition 1

by Cary P. Cooper, Philip J. Dewe, Michael P O'Driscoll
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761914811

ISBN-13: 9780761914815

Pub. Date: 02/06/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book examines stress in organizational contexts. The authors review the sources and outcomes of job-related stress, the methods used to assess levels and consequences of occupational stress, along with the strategies that might be used by individuals and organizations to confront stress and its associated problems. One chapter is devoted to examining an

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Overview

This book examines stress in organizational contexts. The authors review the sources and outcomes of job-related stress, the methods used to assess levels and consequences of occupational stress, along with the strategies that might be used by individuals and organizations to confront stress and its associated problems. One chapter is devoted to examining an extreme form of occupational stress—burnout, which has been found to have severe consequences for individuals and their organizations. The book closes with a discussion of scenarios for jobs and work in the new millennium, and the potential sources of stress that these scenarios may generate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761914815
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/06/2001
Series:
Foundations for Organizational Science Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

What Is Stress?
Job-Related Sources of Strain
Assessing Job-Related Strains
A Special Form of Strain
Job-Related Burnout
Moderators of Stressor-Strain Relationships
Coping with Job Stress
Organizational Interventions
Methodological Issues in Job Stress Research
The Changing Nature of Work
Implications for Stress Research

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