Gender influences on the work-related stress-coping process
Watson, Sarah, Goh, Yong Wah, & Sawang, Sukanlaya (2011) Gender influences on the work-related stress-coping process. Journal of Individual Differences, 32(1), pp. 39-46.
The increasing incidence of occupational stress is recognized as a global phenomenon that is having a detrimental impact on both individuals and organizations. This study aims to identify whether men and women adopt different stress and coping processes when subjected to stress in a work context. A total of 258 workers of various professions (males = 106, females = 152) participated in the study. Results indicated that men and women differ in their stress and coping processes, forming two very distinct groups and adopting specific process models when encountering a stressful situation at work. Limitations and implications from this study are discussed.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Occupational Stress, Gender Difference, Primary Appraisal, Secondary Appraisal, Well-being|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Industrial and Organisational Psychology (170107)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Please consult the authors.|
|Deposited On:||27 Apr 2011 07:52|
|Last Modified:||16 Nov 2011 13:36|
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