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Job stress in a changing workforce [electronic resource] : investigating gender, diversity, and family issues / edited by Gwendolyn Puryear Keita and Joseph J. Hurrell, Jr.

Contributor(s): Keita, Gwendolyn Puryear | Hurrell, Joseph J.
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c1994Edition: 1st ed.Description: xix, 345 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.Subject(s): Job stress -- United States | Work -- Psychological aspects | Corporate culture -- United States | Work and family -- United States | Diversity in the workplace | Psychology, Industrial | Work -- psychologyAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 158.7 Online resources: Fulltext available via EBSCOhost - Shibboleth login required Also issued in print.Summary: "Job Stress in a Changing Workforce" presents original research studies and new thinking on the ways that job stress can affect individual workers. With the rapid changes in the workplace over the past decade--in particular, the shift away from manufacturing toward service industries and the impact of intensified international competition--workers have been faced with new challenges and new sources of stress. /// [The book] examines how economic and demographic trends affect stress among workers, providing data from national and international studies. The 1st major section of the book focuses on workforce diversity and investigates how the gender, ethnocultural background, and age of the individual worker relate to job stress. The 2nd major section focuses on work and family. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
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"Job Stress in a Changing Workforce" presents original research studies and new thinking on the ways that job stress can affect individual workers. With the rapid changes in the workplace over the past decade--in particular, the shift away from manufacturing toward service industries and the impact of intensified international competition--workers have been faced with new challenges and new sources of stress. /// [The book] examines how economic and demographic trends affect stress among workers, providing data from national and international studies. The 1st major section of the book focuses on workforce diversity and investigates how the gender, ethnocultural background, and age of the individual worker relate to job stress. The 2nd major section focuses on work and family. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)

Also issued in print.

Electronic reproduction. Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, 1995. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement. s1995 dcunns.

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