Journal article

The mediating roles of strain facets and coping strategies in translating techno-stressors into adverse job outcomes

Fulvio Gaudioso, Ofir Turel, Carlo Galimberti

COMPUTERS IN HUMAN BEHAVIOR | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2017

Abstract

The aim of this study is to explain how techno-stressors, such as techno-invasion and techno-overload, translate through strain facets and coping strategy choices into negative workplace outcomes, such as work exhaustion. Understanding these mediating mechanisms is important since it allows the development of interventions targeting such translational factors and possibly alleviating the negative outcomes of inevitable techno-stressors in the workplace. To this end, we develop a stress dynamics and coping model based on Lazarus' work and test it with structural equation modeling techniques applied to survey data from a sample of 242 employees of a large organization in the United States. The..

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