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    regular basis in today’s world. From obesity in the media, both health and appearance oriented, to the growing concerns about how this epidemic is affecting our society, research is consistently figuring out the many ways obesity is affecting us. Another area of concern is the occupational world; from union groups, to occupational therapists, there is a focus towards acquiring a balance between optimal production, and taking care of the health of employees that make that production happen. This paper

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    issues on the basis of which the differentiation can be made between 6 days workers and 5 days workers social life, generally observation includes problems arise after long working hours and days some are like psychological effects, frustration, poor health, less time for self, family and friends, effect on leisure activities and household task, absence or expensive domestic help in house work, dissatisfaction, etc. Normally in Pakistan, one family member earns and rest of the family depends on him/her

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    Work Overload

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    during work. While it is possible for many hours of concentration on a well-defined job to have a positive effect on a person’s mental state, it is also possible for less than an hour of chaos in the workplace to have a hazardous effect on a person’s health (Zohar, 1999). People who serve as managers and supervisors are most susceptible to work overload. One potential explanation for this is the open-ended nature of the managerial job (Johns & Saks, 2001). The difficulties encountered when trying to

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    with different illness showed these same similar biological symptoms ... ... middle of paper ... ...a social, emotional, and physiological approach to stress risk and active behaviour development, In J. Stellman (Ed.). Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety. Geneva: International Labour Office, 34.6-34.14. Lazarus, R.S. & Folkman, S. (1984). Stress, appraisal, and coping. New York: Springer. Lazarus, R.S. (1991). Psychological Stress in the Workplace. In P.L.Perrewe (Ed.). Handbook

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    The Main Detonators of Stress

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    daily routine, but most people fall somewhere in between, but may have periods when levels of stress increase. There are two issues that can cause stress which are personal issues and social issues. In personal problems, the first problems is relating health such as aging or diagnosis of a new disease or even complications from an existing disease can increase stress. Second is in relationships, where arguments with a spouse, parent or child can also increasing the stress level of a person. Even problems

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    Stress Management Essay

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    NAME:ANIRUDDHA GHOSH ID No:2012B4A4199P ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY PROJECT: Assignment: To analyse the Stress management, specifically to study workplace stressors existing among various teams in BITS Embryo and suggest a few steps to reduce those stressors. “Without stress, there would be no life.” -Hans Selye Introduction What is Stress actually? Hans Selye, the noted stress researcher, once said, “Stress is a scientific concept which has suffered from the mixed blessing of

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    A meta-analysis. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 10 (2), 155–169. Shehnaz Bano, Sadia Malik. (2013). Impact of Workplace Bullying on Organizational Outcome. Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences, 7 (3), 618-627. Van Katwyk, P. T., Spector, P. E., Fox, S., & Kelloway, E. K. (2000). Development of the Job related affective well-being scale (JAWS). Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 5, 219–230. INSTRUMENT (DRAFT – PROVISIONAL)

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    Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 8(4), 316-327. Wendt, H.W. (1955). Motivation effort and performance. In McClelland, D.C. (ed.), Studies in Motivation. New York: Appleton-Century, pp. 448–459. Wink, P., & Donahue, K. (1997). The relation between two types of narcissism and boredom. Journal of Research in Personality, 31(1), 136-140. Wollack, L.S., Goodale, J., Wijting, J. P., & Smith, P. C. (1971). Development of the Survey of Work Values. Journal of Applied Psychology, 55, 331-338

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    families against their career progressions (Fink, 2003; Gardner & Williamson, 2006). Additionally,... ... middle of paper ... ...striving, need satisfaction, and longitudinal well-being: The self-concordance model. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 76, 546–557. Sheldon, K. M., Kasser, T., Smith, K., & Share, T. (2002). Personal goals and psychological growth: Testing an intervention to enhance goal attainment and personality integration. Journal of Personality, 70, 5–31. Smyth, J., Dow

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    Stress and Gender Differences

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    perceived is vastly different. Due to differing socialization within North America, it is understandable that these contrasting strategies and stressors occur. Women, for example, experience stress primarily through “gender-role stereotypes, occupational sex discrimination, sexual harassment, social isolation, and work-home conflict” (Watson, Goh, & Sawang, 2011, p. 39). As professional women enter the workforce, employed in occupations previously held only by men, new stressors arise. Although

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