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Workplace stress:

1. Workload and Control
2. Workload
3. Control
4. Role conflict

Workload and Control:
Marmot et al (1997) ­ the Whitehall study:
Investigated the job strain model of workplace stress, this suggests the
workplace causes stress in 2 ways:
o High workload
o Low job control
Marmot et…

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Pomaki et al (2007), they studied 226 hospital doctors this showed that
role conflict was directly associated with emotional exhaustion,
depressive symptoms and somatic complaints.

Evaluation of research into workplace stress:
+VE ­ Kivimaki et al (2006), completed a meta-analysis of 14 studies looking at
coronary heart disease and workplace…


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