Workplace stress and its impact analysis for strategic stress management in construction projects

Lamari, Fiona & Chi, Seokho (2014) Workplace stress and its impact analysis for strategic stress management in construction projects. In Aulin, R. & Ek, A. (Eds.) Proceedings of CIB W099 International Health and Safety Conference Achieving Sustainable Construction Health and Safety, International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, Lund, Sweden, pp. 293-306.

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Abstract

Workplace stress has been an increasing concern in the construction industry. Workers are working longer hours and construction managers’ responsibilities are becoming more complex and complicated due to reduced resources and widespread stakeholder involvements. These additional pressures potentially trigger workplace stress and impact on project performance. The purpose of this study is to examine and advance understanding of stress and its impact relationships that support holistic and strategic stress management. 17 key stress sources are identified with their impact relationships on different stress types examined. Based on the research findings, this paper concludes with a Stressor-Stress-Performance relationships map.

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ID Code: 88491
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 9789176230053
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 20 Oct 2015 04:52
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2015 04:52

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