Title

Stress in the Workplace: A Comparison of Gender and Occupations

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1999

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https:///doi.org/10.1002/%28SICI%291099-1379%28199901%2920%3A1<63%3A%3AAID-JOB873>3.0.CO%3B2-J

Abstract

Stressful incidents at work were examined using an open-ended technique for threedierent occupations: clerical workers, university professors and sales associates. Thestudy revealed both similarities and dierences in stressors and coping techniquesreported across occupations. Interpersonal con¯ict, work overload and time wasterswere common across all occupations. Lack of control and work overload were reportedas major stressors by the clerical group and interpersonal con¯ict as a major stressor bythe academic and sales groups. Gender dierences were also found.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Journal of Organizational Behavior, v. 20, issue 1, p. 63-73.

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