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Document ID (ISN)67827
CIS number 96-2332
ISSN - Serial title 0113-9533 - Safeguard
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bateman P.
Title Battling the stress monster
Bibliographic information July/Aug. 1996, No.38, p.17-22. Illus.
Abstract The nature of occupational stress is discussed with particular reference to four stressors: workload, uncertainty, lack of autonomy and conflict. It is argued that stress should be considered as a human resources issue rather than as a medical problem; managers need to be trained in the detection and measurement of stress and in its management. A draft document covering stress, fatigue and shift work issued by the New Zealand Occupational Safety and Health Service has been generally well-received by employers and will be finalized and issued as a guideline.
Descriptors (primary) New Zealand; role of management; mental stress; human factors
Descriptors (secondary) work organization; comment on directive; stress factors; mental workload
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNew Zealand
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Mental stress and burnout