Thriving Under Stress: Harnessing Demands in the Workplace

Thriving Under Stress: Harnessing Demands in the Workplace

by Thomas W. Britt, Steve M. Jex

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199934331
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/29/2015
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Thomas W. Britt is a Professor of Psychology at Clemson University. His research concerns the factors that contribute to individual and organizational resilience under stressful conditions and the ways employees may derive benefits from exposure to stressful events. His work has been featured in The Harvard Business Review, USA Today, and CNN.com.

Steve M. Jex is a Professor of Psychology at Bowling Green State University. In addition to his academic work, he has held Guest Researcher positions at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. He is a contributing writer to several esteemed journals.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1. Understanding the Demands You are Under
Chapter 2. The Psychological, Physical, and Behavioral Costs of Work Demands
Chapter 3. The Importance of Interpreting Work Demands as Challenges Instead of Threats
Chapter 4. What Sets Apart Employees Who Respond Well Under Stress?
Chapter 5. Beyond Coping: Thriving Under Work Demands
Chapter 6. Positive Effects of Stress at Work
Chapter 7. Personal Energy as a Critical Resource for Thriving at Work
Chapter 8. How Detaching from Work Restores Personal Energy
Chapter 9. The Failure to Thrive at Work
Chapter 10. Epilogue: Your Next Steps Forward

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