Theories of Organizational Stress

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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.
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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

List of Figures
List of Tables
Contributors
Introduction 1
1 An Organizational Psychology Meta-Model of Occupational Stress 6
2 Person-Environment Fit Theory 28
3 A Multidimensional Theory of Burnout 68
4 Stress and the Sojourner 86
5 A Cybernetic Theory of Organizational Stress 101
6 Cybernetic Theory of Stress, Coping, and Well-Being 122
7 A Control Theory of the Job Stress Process 153
8 Stressors, Innovation, and Personal Initiative 170
9 Adverse Health Effects of Effort-Reward Imbalance at Work 190
10 Job Characteristics in a Theoretical and Practical Health Context 205
11 The Ethological Theory of Stress 220
12 The Theory of Preventive Stress Management in Organizations 246
Index 269
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