Work Stress and Coping
Forces of Change and Challenges
- Philip J. Dewe - Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
- Cary L. Cooper
Organizational Behavior | Stress Management | Stress in Organizations
With an emphasis on the growing influence of globalization, the book explores the forces of change within contemporary societies and assesses how they have fundamentally changed the nature of work and the direction of research into stress and coping.
Capturing the history, context, critique and transformation of theory into practice, the authors offer an insight into how managers and businesses have failed, the effects this has had on how work is experienced, the evolution and relevance of existing theories and suggest alternative methods and future directions.
Suitable reading for students of HRM, Organisational Behavior and Occupational Psychology.
Two leading scholars summarise the state-of-the-art and offer invaluable insights as to how we might deal with the scourge of work stress. A must-read for students, managers and consultants.
An exciting and richly informed new volume. Masters of this domain, the authors provide the reader with critical contextual detail on the history of the field whilst leaning forward on the cutting edge, charting a healthy pathway into the future.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 5: The Evolving Nature of Work Stressors: A Prologue