Theories of Organizational Stress

Theories of Organizational Stress

by Cary L. Cooper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198522797

ISBN-13: 9780198522799

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The costs of stress in the workplace in most of the developed and developing world have risen, according, to recent statistics revealing an increase in the number of sick days taken, labor turnover, employee burnout, premature death and decreased productivity. In one volume, this book provides all the major theories of organizational stress from the leading

Overview

The costs of stress in the workplace in most of the developed and developing world have risen, according, to recent statistics revealing an increase in the number of sick days taken, labor turnover, employee burnout, premature death and decreased productivity. In one volume, this book provides all the major theories of organizational stress from the leading researchers and writers in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198522799
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface, Lennart Levi
Introduction, Cary L. Cooper
1. An Organizational Psychology Meta Model of Occupational Stress, Terry Beehr
2. Person-Environment Fit Theory: Conceptual Foundations, Empirical Evidence, and Directions for Future Research, Jeffrey R. Edwards, Robert D. Caplan, and R. Van Harrison
3. A Multidimensional Theory of Burnout, Christina Maslach
4. Stress and the Sojourner, Ellen I. Shupe and Joseph E. McGrath
5. A Cybernetic Theory of Organizational Stress, Thomas G. Cummings and Cary L. Cooper
6. Cybernetic Theory of Stress, Coping, and Well-Being: Review and Extension to Work and Family, Jeffrey R. Edwards
7. A Control Theory of the Job Stress Process, Paul E. Spector
8. Stress, Innovation and Personal Initiative: Are Stressors Always Detrimental?, Doris Fay, Sabine Sonnentag, and Michael Frese
9. Adverse Health Effects of Effort-Reward Imbalance at Work: Theory, Empirical Support and Implications for Prevention, Johannes Siegrist
10. Job Characteristics in a Theoretical and Practical Health Context, Töres Torell
11. The Ethological Theory of Stress: About Work Stress and Wisdom, Marc Schabracq
12. The Theory of Preventative Stress Management in Organizations, Jonathan D. Quick, James Campbell Quick, and Debra L. Nelson

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