Dealing With Stress in a Modern Work Environment

Resources Matter

Authors: Reif, Julia, Spieß, Erika, Pfaffinger, Katharina

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  • Describes the current state of theory and research on stress and resources
  • Takes up current societal trends such as digitization and automation
  • Offers numerous opportunities for self-assessment regarding stress and resources
  • Stimulates a critical reflection on (one's own) work in organizations
  • Introduces evidence-based approaches to designing humane working environments
  • Describes what individuals and organizations can do to manage stress effectively
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About this book

This book provides an evidence-based, comprehensive and vividly illustrated overview of stress and stress management, emphasizing the central role of resources. Scientists and practitioners, students, employees and employers can use this book to bring themselves up to date on the current state of psychological stress research and learn many practical tips and tricks for dealing with stress and resources.

Building on proven and contemporary psychological theories of stress and resource research, this book explains how stress emerges, how resources influence the stress process and what individuals and organizations can do to prevent stressors, reduce stress, recover from stress, and cope with the long-term consequences of strain. The book takes up current societal trends such as digitization and automation, and refers to cultural influences and differences.

Through numerous case studies, facts and figures, checklists and exercises, the book not only leads the reader on an exciting journey through the scientific background and history of stress research, but also offers numerous opportunities for self-assessment and critical reflection on (one's own) work in organizations.

About the authors

Dr. Julia A. M. Reif is postdoctoral scientific staff member and lecturer of Economic and Organisational Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen, Munich. Her research interests include the initiation of negotiation, team processes, stress management, and organizational acculturation. She is a frequent speaker at international psychology conferences and congresses, and publishes her research in leading academic journals. She works as a scientific consultant with businesses and organizations in the fields of organizational diagnostics, organizational development and organizational culture development.

 Prof. Dr. Erika Spieß is an associate professor at the Chair of Economic and Organisational Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen, Munich. She researches and publishes on the topics of cooperation in organizations, intercultural action in business-related contexts, health in organizations and consumer psychology.

Dr. Katharina F. Pfaffinger is a scientific staff member and lecturer of Economic and Organisational Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen, Munich. Her dissertation examined changing forms of stress as an outcome of a digitalised work.



Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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eBook $59.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-58498-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $79.99
price for USA in USD
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dealing With Stress in a Modern Work Environment
Book Subtitle
Resources Matter
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-58498-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-58498-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-58497-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 194
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 27 illustrations in colour
Additional Information
Original German edition published by Springer Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, 2018. Originally published with the title: Effektiver Umgang mit Stress im Arbeitsleben by Erika Spieß, Julia Reif und Peter Stadler
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