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Work Stress and Health in a Globalized Economy: The Model of Effort-Reward Imbalance

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Work Stress and Health in a Globalized Economy: The Model of Effort-Reward Imbalance

Work Stress and Health in a Globalized Economy: The Model of Effort-Reward Imbalance
Springer | Psychology | August 7, 2016 | ISBN-10: 3319329359 | 378 pages | pdf | 5.57 mb

Editors: Siegrist, Johannes, Wahrendorf, Morten (Eds.)
Is the only available updated summary of 20 years of research
Presents comparative cross-country research using identical methods
Is an important reference for researchers, occupational health professionals, and policy makers


This book provides a comprehensive, updated summary of research evidence on the effects of stressful working and employment conditions on workers’ health, as based on one of the worldwide leading theoretical models, effort-reward imbalance. It offers three innovative features that are appealing for research as well as for policy.
Firstly, it presents and discusses comparable research findings from different continents, in particular from Japan, China, and Latin America. Secondly, it extends the conceptual framework of research on this topic by analysing associations of work stress with health in a life course perspective, and by linking these associations to the macro-level of national labour and social policies. Thirdly, the book helps to strengthen programs and policies that aim at promoting healthy work locally, nationally, and internationally, by providing solid facts on which such programs can be based.

Number of Illustrations and Tables
31 b/w illustrations
Topics
Industrial and organisational psychology
Health Psychology
Health Economics
Quality of Life Research

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