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1. a. They help identify some of the most common stressors of everyday life. b. They provide additional evidence for the stress illness-relationship. c. Work stress may be one of our preventable stressors and thereby provide possibilities for intervention. 2. Increasing research shows that Monday appears to be one of the most stressful days of the week. 3. The term “karoshi” refers to death from over work and comes from Japan or the Japanese language. 4. a. Physical work stressors such as noise, harsh lighting, crowding, or temperature
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Unformatted text preview: extremes should be reduced as much as possible. b. An effort to minimize unpredictability and ambiguity in expected tasks and standards of performance reduces stress. When workers know what they are expected to do, and what level, they are less stess. c. Rewarding workers for good work, rather that focusing on punishment for poor work, improves morale and provides incentives for better future work....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BB H 432 taught by Professor Dr.stine during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.

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