Work Stress and Employee Health

  title={Work Stress and Employee Health},
  author={Daniel C. Ganster and John M. Schaubroeck},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  pages={235 - 271}
We review and summarize the literature on work stress with particular emphasis on those studies that examined the effects of work characteristics on employee health. Although there is not convincing evidence that job stressors cause health effects, the indirect evidence is strongly suggestive of a work stress effect. This evidence comes from occupational studies that show differences in health and mortality that are not easily explained by other factors and within-subject studies that… 
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