7. Coping with Work Stress: An Agenda for the Future

  1. Philip J. Dewe,
  2. Michael P. O'Driscoll and
  3. Cary L. Cooper

Published Online: 15 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470711712.ch7

Coping with Work Stress: A Review and Critique

Coping with Work Stress: A Review and Critique

How to Cite

Dewe, P. J., O'Driscoll, M. P. and Cooper, C. L. (2010) Coping with Work Stress: An Agenda for the Future, in Coping with Work Stress: A Review and Critique, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470711712.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470997666

Online ISBN: 9780470711712

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Keywords:

  • coping with work stress - agenda for the future;
  • contemporary approaches, to understanding work stress - organizing concept for future, something of a moot point;
  • authority of transactional approach - focus on psychological processes;
  • transactional approach to stress - and psychological processes linking individual and environment;
  • debate surrounding measurement - attracting the sharpest criticism;
  • stress research, paying a price - by failing to better understand how individuals reconstruct a stressful encounter;
  • characteristics of coping and coping types;
  • coping behaviours' assessment;
  • coping styles versus coping strategies;
  • personal coping versus organizational stress management interventions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Continuing debates: Emerging context

  • Building a future research agenda from the themes of the past

  • The characteristics of coping and coping types

  • Assessment of coping behaviours

  • Coping styles versus coping strategies

  • The role of meaning in coping research

  • Coping effectiveness

  • Personal coping versus organizational stress management interventions

  • From stress to well-being

  • Conclusions