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Document ID (ISN)111031
CIS number 10-0737
ISSN - Serial title 0041-1868 - Travail humain
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hansez I., Bertrand F., Barbier M.
Title Evaluation of stress diagnosis practices in Belgian companies: Blocking and stimulating factors
Original title Evaluation des pratiques de diagnostic de stress au sein d'entreprises belges: facteurs bloquants et facteurs stimulants [in French]
Bibliographic information Apr. 2009, Vol.72, No.2, p.127-153. 38 ref.
Abstract The objectives of the study were to evaluate occupational stress diagnosis practices in Belgian companies, and to identify factors that stimulate or block the implementation of stress management interventions at the workplace. A survey was used to collect data about work stress diagnosis practices. The first objective was explored through open questions about stress diagnosis and intervention. The second objective was achieved using a specific questionnaire designed on the basis of scientific literature. The sample included 180 Belgian companies from different sectors of activity, ranging in size from 20 to more than 10,000 workers. Only one out of six companies had implemented a stress diagnosis. Among those who had done so, only one out of two had implemented actions, and only one out of four had moved onto an evaluation stage. Other findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) Belgium; diagnosis; psychology of work organization; stress factors; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) small enterprises; large enterprises; stress studies; survey; plant health organization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Psychology of work organization