Applying the revised Chinese Job Content Questionnaire to assess psychosocial work conditions among Taiwan's hospital workers
- Job stress and mortality in older age. Tobiasz-Adamczyk, Beata; Brzyski, Piotr; Florek, Marzena; Brzyska, Monika // International Journal of Occupational Medicine & Environmental H;Jun2013, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p349
Objectives: This paper aims to assess the relationship between the determinants of the psychosocial work environment, as expressed in terms of JDC or ERI models, and all-cause mortality in older individuals. Materials and Methods: The baseline study was conducted on a cohort comprising a random...
- Stress related work environment factors: nurses survey results. Circenis, Kristaps; Millere, Inga // International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medi;Jun2012, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p1150
Introduction: The nursing profession is one of the most stressful occupations today, due to the quantity and diversity of risk factors associated with the work environment. The common contributory factors include higher nurse workloads and characteristics of the work environment such as...
- Workstyle: Development of a Measure of Response to Work in Those With Upper Extremity Pain. Feuerstein, Michael; Nicholas, Rena A.; Huang, Grant D.; Haufler, Amy J.; Pransky, Glenn; Robertson, Michele // Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation;Jun2005, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p87
Workstyle or the behavioral, cognitive, and physiological response that can occur in some individuals to increases in work demands has been proposed to help explain the link between ergonomic and psychosocial factors in the exacerbation of work-related upper extremity symptoms. Currently, there...
- Effort-reward imbalance at work is predicted by temporal and energetic characteristics of behavior: A population-based study. Hintsa, Taina; Hintsanen, Mirka; Jokela, Markus; Pulkki-Råback, Laura; Keltikangas-Järvinen, Liisa // International Journal of Occupational Medicine & Environmental H;Jun2013, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p413
Objective: Personality dispositions may influence perceptions of work stress. The paper examines the relationship between temperament in terms of Strelau's Regulative Theory of Temperament and the effort-reward imbalance and its components. Material and Methods: There were 890 participants (360...
- STRESS AND WORK-LIFE IN A UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IN TURKEY: EVALUATION OF THE BRIEF SYMPTOM INVENTORY AND WAYS OF COPING INVENTORY IN HOSPITAL STAFF. YAYLI, GÜLER; YAMAN, HAKAN; YAMAN, AYLIN // Social Behavior & Personality: an international journal;2003, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p91
The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship of work-related stress with work life variables using The Brief Symptom Inventory (BSI) and Brief Coping Styles Inventory (BCSI). A survey was conducted among hospital staff (n = 152) of a university teaching hospital in Turkey, which...
- Stressed Out. Verespej, Michael A. // Industry Week/IW;02/21/2000, Vol. 249 Issue 4, p30
Deals with the effects of stress on employees at the workplace. Complaints of employees on work pressures; Reason for ignoring the impact of stressed-out worker; Assessment of stress at the workplace; Resources that companies can provide to ease the daily pressures that employees face.
- How to reduce tension in the workplace. // ABA Banking Journal;Aug82, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p26
Provides suggestions on how to reduce tension in the workplace. Special exercises to stretch and strengthen muscles; Socialization with co-workers; Inclusion of breathing exercises in business schedules.
- CO-WORKERS MAY BE YOUR BIGGEST WORK STRESSOR. Bradford, Michael; Casale, Jeff; Hofmann, Mark A.; Wojcik, Joanne // Business Insurance;2/15/2010, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p23
The article focuses on a recent study by Opinium Research L.L.P. which revealed that continuous exposure to grumpy or moody colleagues, loquacious small talk, overused management jargon and loud phone conversations are enough to prompt two out of three office workers in Great Britain to quit...
- MANAGE CHANGE. Lindenfield, Gael // Management Today;Feb2003, p73
Focuses on methods to minimize risk of personal stress at the workplace. Use of constructive mourning and moaning mechanism to avoid stress conditions; Contradiction of negative thoughts by using positive self-talks; Prevention of chaos by prioritized lists and well-planned schedules.