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New Developments in Theoretical and Conceptual Approaches to Job Stress Vol: 8

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25 Feb 2010
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
368 pages - 156 x 234 x 33mm
Research in Occupational Stress and Well-being
The objective of this series is to promote theory and research in the increasingly growing area of occupational stress, health and well being, and in the process, to bring together and showcase the work of the best researchers and theorists who contribute to this area. Questions regarding work stress span many disciplines and many specialized journals. It is increasingly difficult to track, and even harder to integrate, the work from these diverse fields. Our plan is to provide a multidisciplinary and international collection that gives a thorough and critical assessment of knowledge, and major gaps in knowledge, on occupational stress and well being. Furthermore, because we will be publishing monograph-length conceptual papers, our interest is in promoting the careful development of truly path-breaking contributions that can significantly advance theory and provide specific directions for future work.
List of Contributors. Overview. Occupational stressors and job performance: An updated review and recommendations. The success resource model of job stress. Loving one's job: Construct development and implications for individual well-being. Qualitative methods can enrich quantitative research on occupational stress: An example from one occupational group. Facing the limitations to self-reported well-being: Integrating the facial expression and well-being literatures. Karasek's (1979) job demands-control model: A summary of current issues and recommendations for future research. Engagement with information and communication technology and psychological well-being. Information and communication technology: Implications for job stress and employee well-being. About the Authors. Research in Occupational Stress and Well Being. New developments in theoretical and conceptual approaches to job stress. Copyright page.

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