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Abstract Job stress can be defined as the harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when the requirements of the job do not match the capabilities resources or needs of the worker Job stress can lead to poor health and even injury This paper will discuss the four primary areas from which occupational stress originates Next the outcomes of stress will be discussed followed by an examination of the classifications of stressors The remainder of the discussion will be focused on the aspects of organizational communication and recommendations for prevention of occupational stress and stress management Table of Contents Introduction 4 Sources of Occupational Stress 4 Stress Outcomes 5 Classifications of Occupationally Related Stress 6 Stressors and Organizational Communication 6 Job Burn-Out 8 Recommendations for Stress Management 9 References 11 Occupational Stress and its Effects on Organizational Communication The nature of work is changing at whirlwind speeds Perhaps now more than ever before job stress poses a threat to the health of workers Stress has long been associated with the onset of significant physical and mental health problems Stress began to be implicated in areas beyond the bounds of physical and mental health as far back as the 1980s In the organizational environment stress has been implicated in the deterioration of performance efficiency by both managers and subordinates When performance efficiency suffers the quality of the overall organizational environment and productivity deteriorates A deterioration of the organizational environment is accompanied by deterioration in organizational communication Gilberg 1993 Sources of Occupational Stress The primary sources of occupational stress within an organization originate from four areas These areas include task demands physical demands role demands and interpersonal demands Any demand either of a physical nature or psychological nature encountered in the course of living is know as a stressor A stress response will occur as a result of an individuals interaction with and reaction to the stressor Knotts 1996 Task-related stress is directly related to the specific
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