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Organizational Stress

Organizational Stress
A Review and Critique of Theory, Research, and Applications

April 2001 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book is a new comprehensive and thought-provoking resource that examines stress in organizational contexts. It reviews 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. It focuses on the future of work, where it is going and the role industrial and organizational psychologists can play in better understanding the dynamics of occupational stress. An excellent resource for Ph.D. students, academics and professionals.
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


It is a book well done. The chapters are well delineated. The book describes very well what is stress, burnout and ways to cope with stress. Is a good book

Professor Maria Manuela Neto
ESGHT, Universidade do Algarve
February 19, 2013

A keep-in -View text

Management , London School of Economics and Political Science
December 18, 2012

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