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Leadership style and organizational commitment: Mediating effect of role stress.
Commitment to an organization involves three attitudes: (1) a sense of identification with the organization's goals, (2) a feeling of involvement in organizational duties, and (3) a feeling of…
Effects of stressful job demands and control on physiological and attitudinal outcomes in a hospital setting.
- M. L. Fox, D. J. Dwyer, D. C. Ganster
- Psychology, MedicineAcademy of Management journal. Academy of…
- 1 April 1993
The job demands--job control model of stress predicted elevations in physiological responses after individuals left work, suggesting that potentially health-impairing reactions to jobs that have high demands and low controllability might carry over to home settings and thus pose a high risk of long-term health impairment.
An investigation of the effects of time and involvement in the relationship between stressors and work-family conflict.
Using a sample of 113 registered nurses, the authors hypothesized that the amount of time and involvement in both domains would moderate the stressor-conflict relationships.
Dispositional affect and work-related stress.
Conventional work stress instrument responses and physiological assessments obtained from 311 fire and police department employees indicated thatrait negative affectivity did not measure a factor in common with measures of subjective strain, but Latent-variable structural equations analyses found that estimating the effects of NA on strain significantly attenuated the effect of work stressors.
The Moderating Role Of Hostility In The Relationship Between Enriched Jobs And Health
The purpose of this study was to assess the proposed moderating role of one individual-level health risk factor—hostility—in the relationship between job enrichment and health care costs for a samp...
Decision-Making Autonomy in Nursing
This study found that nurses differed in their preferences for decision-making autonomy in three types of work-related decisions, and employed nurses with a greater preference for autonomy were more satisfied with their jobs, and those with little or no such preference were less satisfied.
Explaining employees' health care costs: a prospective examination of stressful job demands, personal control, and physiological reactivity.
- D. C. Ganster, M. L. Fox, D. J. Dwyer
- Medicine, PsychologyThe Journal of applied psychology
- 1 October 2001
The results support findings from the epidemiological literature that demonstrate an important role for employees' control in explaining occupational inequalities in coronary heart disease and mortality and encourage control-enhancing job design interventions by suggesting that their outcomes can benefit both organizations and their members.
Why Males Earn More: Location and Training of Brazilian Schoolteachers
The persistence of a substantial differential between the wages of men and women is a continuing source of interest to economists; the fact that much of the differential is not easily explained is…
Stressful Job Demands and Worker Health: An Investigation of the Effects of Self-Monitoring1
The hypothesis that self-monitoring would moderate the relationship between work stressors and health was tested on a sample of 136 registered nurses. Results showed that subjects who were more…
Income Distribution in Post-1964 Brazil: New Results
- M. L. Fox
- EconomicsThe Journal of Economic History
- 1 March 1983
Brazil is often cited as a developing country that has exemplified the trade-off between economic growth and equity. The basis for the claim was the rising inequality in the income distribution…