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Handbook of Work Stress - Julian Barling

Handbook of Work Stress

By: Julian Barling (Editor), E. Kevin Kelloway (Editor), Michael R. Frone (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st September 2004
ISBN: 9780761929499
Number Of Pages: 720

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<P>Questions about the causes or sources of work stress have been the subject of considerable research, as well as public fascination, for several decades.&nbsp; Earlier interest in this issue focused on the question of whether some jobs are simply more inherently stressful than others.&nbsp; Other questions that soon emerged asked whether some individuals were more prone to stress than others.&nbsp; The <STRONG>Handbook of Work Stress</STRONG> focuses primarily on identifying the different sources of work stress across different contexts and individuals.&nbsp; </P> <P>Key Features: </P><P>&bull; Affords the most broad and credible perspective on the subject of work stress available</P><P> The editors are all prominent researchers in the field of work stress, and have been instrumental in defining and developing the field from an organizational-psychological and organizational-behavior perspective</P><P> International contributors are included, reflecting similarities and differences from around the world</P><P> Chapter authors from the United States, Canada, England, Sweden, Japan, and Australia have been invited to participate, reflecting most of the countries in which active research on work stress is taking place <BR>&nbsp; </P> <P>The <STRONG>Handbook of Work Stress</STRONG> is essential reading for researchers in the fields of industrial and organizational psychology, human resources, health psychology, public health, and employee assistance. </P> <P>&nbsp;<BR></P>

Sources of Work Stress
Editors' Overview
Organizational Role Stress
Work Schedules
Organizational Justice
Poor Leadership
Work-Family Conflict
Harassment and Discrimination
Workplace Aggression
Physical Work Environment
Workplace Safety
Economic Stressors
Technology
Industrial Relations
Organizational Politics
Terrorism
Special Populations
Editors' overview
Young Workers
Older Workers
Gender Issues
20 International and Cross- Cultural Issues
Part-time and Contract Employment
Consequences of Work Stress
Editors' overview
Work, Well-being and Mental Health
Organizational Consequences
Interventions
Editor's overview
Individually Targeted Interventions
Organizational Stress Interventions
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ISBN: 9780761929499
ISBN-10: 0761929495
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 720
Published: 1st September 2004
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.7  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.39