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emotional distress that accompanies stressful demandsoHindrance stressorshave a weak negativerelationship with job performance Result in strains/negative emotions that reduce the overall level of energy and attention that people could otherwise bring to their job dutiesoHindrance stressors have a strong negativerelationship with organizational commitment Evoke strains, which are generally dissatisfying to people, and satisfaction has a strong impact on the degree to which people feel committed to their organizationoStress audit – managers ask questions about the nature of the jobs in the org. to est. whether high stress levels may be a problemoCatalyst for change, assessing work place stressoSabbaticalgives employees gives employees the opportunity to take off from work to engage in an alternative activity o“Leave of absence” – not common in industry, not paid and guaranteed Job sharing-Ex. Student-workers don’t work full time & other students share the same position -Ex. Paternal/maternal leave, someone has to fill inProviding Resources
CHAPTER 6Motivation:defined as a set of energetic forces that originates both within and outside in employee, initiates work-related effort, and determines its direction, intensity and persistence -Directed: Ex. Going to Mays -Intensity: Ex. choosing hard major/courses Employees who are engaged completely invest themselves and their energies into their jobsEx. why do we choose to take advanced/pre-AP courses?
Instrumentality: reps the belief that successful performance will result in some outcome.