Journal article

A systematic review of the job-stress intervention evaluation literature, 1990-2005

Anthony D Lamontagne, Tessa Keegel, Amber M Louie, Aleck Ostry, Paul A Landsbergis

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2007

Abstract

Ninety reports of systematic evaluations of job-stress interventions were rated in terms of the degree of systems approach used. A high rating was defined as both organizationally and individually focused, versus moderate (organizational only), and low (individual only). Studies using high-rated approaches represent a growing proportion of the job-stress intervention evaluation literature. Individual-focused, low-rated approaches are effective at the individual level, favorably affecting individual-level outcomes, but tend not to have favorable impacts at the organizational level. Organizationally-focused high- and moderate-rated approaches are beneficial at both individual and organizationa..

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