9780415153201

Modelling the Stress-Strain Relationship in Work Settings

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415153201

  • ISBN10:

    0415153204

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-06-26
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This book presents for the first time a way of modelling stress-strain that will enable researchers to both assess examples from the literature and correctly define and use the model in their own investigations in the workplace.

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
ix
1 Introduction
1(7)
The stress setting
2(6)
2 Theories of organizational stress
8(22)
The stress literature
8(1)
Specific models of the stress-strain process
9(11)
The present model
20(10)
3 Stressors
30(19)
Some classification rules
30(2)
Individual stressors
32(11)
Group and organizational stressors
43(4)
Stress as a positive variable
47(2)
4 Extra-organizational stressors
49(16)
Expectations, values, and stressors in the culture
50(2)
Environmental stressors
52(9)
Home and family stressors
61(4)
5 Stress assessment instruments
65(13)
Some specific scales
65(13)
6 Psychological and physiological reactions
78(20)
Attitudes as psychological strain
80(10)
Physiological strain responses
90(8)
7 Behavioral consequences of stress
98(13)
Behavior as an ultimate outcome
98(2)
Stress and withdrawal
100(11)
8 Mediators and moderators
111(38)
The distinction between mediators and moderators
111(3)
Mediators in a stress model
114(22)
Moderators
136(11)
Implications
147(2)
9 Modeling the stress-strain process
149(28)
Regression techniques
149(7)
Structural equation modeling
156(21)
10 General methodological issues
177(12)
Identifying the study variables
177(5)
Confounding variables
182(5)
Suggestions for improving stress methodology
187(2)
References 189(24)
Index 213

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