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Recognising the perceived causes of stress – a training and development perspective

Recognising the perceived causes of stress – a training and development perspective Acknowledges that the subject of occupational stress has become a major workplace issue. Suggests that employers may expect training and development specialists to play an increasingly prominent role in tackling stress within the workplace. Identifies a general lack of a consensus about the nature and causes of stress. Illustrates this point by investigating perceptions of occupational stress, as outlined in information dissemination by trade unions and employers’ organisations. Uses core HR activities to provide examples of how different perspectives of occupational stress can be identified. Highlights that training and development specialists can play an important role in ensuring that a balanced and eclectic approach to occupational stress is adopted in the workplace. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Industrial and Commercial Training Emerald Publishing

Recognising the perceived causes of stress – a training and development perspective

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0019-7858
DOI
10.1108/00197850010372197
Publisher site
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Abstract

Acknowledges that the subject of occupational stress has become a major workplace issue. Suggests that employers may expect training and development specialists to play an increasingly prominent role in tackling stress within the workplace. Identifies a general lack of a consensus about the nature and causes of stress. Illustrates this point by investigating perceptions of occupational stress, as outlined in information dissemination by trade unions and employers’ organisations. Uses core HR activities to provide examples of how different perspectives of occupational stress can be identified. Highlights that training and development specialists can play an important role in ensuring that a balanced and eclectic approach to occupational stress is adopted in the workplace.

Journal

Industrial and Commercial TrainingEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 1, 2000

Keywords: Occupational illness; Perceptions; Employers; Trade unions; Training development

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