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Exploring Theoretical Mechanisms and Perspectives: Research in Occupational Stress and Well Being

Daniel C. Ganster and Pamela L. Perrewe, editors

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Stress in the workplace is a major source of cost for employers and employees alike, resulting in missed work, reduced productivity and increased medical costs, as well as decreased well being for employees. University of Arkansas management professor Dan Ganster and co-editor Pamela Perrewe of Florida State University invited seven of the top researchers in the field to each write a chapter reviewing current research in a specific area of occupational stress and well being.

Work stress spans many disciplines and it is increasingly difficult to track and integrate the work from these disciplines. Exploring Theoretical Mechanisms and Perspectives allows influential stress writers to critically examine cutting edge research from their respective disciplines. Topics range from a cultural perspective of social support to the role of emotions in occupational stress and include discussions of psychosocial factors and physiological disorders, as well as factors that mediate and moderate stress.

This is the first volume in a series. The second volume, which is due out next December, will focus on health outcomes and physiological aspects of workplace stress, and the third volume will focus on European research.

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