Stress in the Workplace: Past, Present and Future Paperback

by Jack Dunham (Author)

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This volume consists of nine chapters written by internationally known research workers. It begins with a psychosocial framework for understanding sickness and health in the workplace, then gives an account of research with executives in industry and the US Air Force. Tores Theorell focuses his research on the increasing demands on workers and the diminishing control they have over their working lives. Johannes Siegrist is concerned with imbalance - in this case between effort and reward at work. Then there is a report on the effects of the increase of mergers and acquisitions in the 1990s, and an examination of the stress of working for clearing banks, merchant banks and foreign-owned banks in London and New York. The next chapter presents evidence of the sources of stress for women in managerial positions. Cheryl Travers analyzes the rising costs of teacher stress and then Michiel Kompier and Tage Kristensen make recommendations for planning and implementation stress management strategies in the workplace.

  • Pages: 200
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781861561817
  • Category: Psychology

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