Chapter 9. The Role of Job Control in Employee Health and Well-Being

  1. Cary L. Cooper Professor Editor-in-Chief President Chair Fellow2,
  2. Dr. James Campbell Quick Professor Fellow3 and
  3. Marc J. Schabracq health psychologist consultant4
  1. Paul E. Spector

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682357.ch9

International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology, Third Edition

International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Spector, P. E. (2009) The Role of Job Control in Employee Health and Well-Being, in International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology, Third Edition (eds C. L. Cooper, J. C. Quick and M. J. Schabracq), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682357.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YW, UK

  2. 3

    Goolsby Leadership Academy, The University of Texas at Arlington, PO Box 19377, Arlington, TX 76019-0377, USA

  3. 4

    Human Factor Development, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, University of South Florida, PCD 4118 Tampa, FL 33620, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470998069

Online ISBN: 9780470682357

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Keywords:

  • role of workplace factors on health;
  • role of job control in employee health and well-being;
  • control, individual's capability in influencing environment;
  • control and stress in workplace;
  • models of control and stress and control-demand model;
  • control-demand model and buffer of social support;
  • control-emotion model of stress;
  • people and predisposition in perceiving control;
  • perceptions of stressors and strains;
  • control and psychological strains and physical health

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Control and Stress in the Workplace

  • Models of Control and Stress

  • Control Predispositions

  • Moving Forward

  • References