Coping and the job demands-control-support model: An exploratory study

Daniels, Kevin ORCID: (1999) Coping and the job demands-control-support model: An exploratory study. International Journal of Stress Management, 6 (2). pp. 125-144. ISSN 1072-5245

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The job demands-control-support model indicates job control and social support enhance coping with job demands. This proposition was tested, using a heterogeneous sample of 272 full-time workers. The results indicated a series of complex interactions among demands, control, support, and coping on psychological well-being. Overall, control and support appeared to increase the effectiveness of problem-focused coping and emotion-focused coping up to a threshold depending on job demands. The results indicate that beyond this threshold, these forms of coping become less effective. Control appeared to enhance moderate levels of appraisal and cognitive escape-focused coping, but not high levels of appraisal or cognitive escape-focused coping. Social support appeared to enhance high levels of appraisal-focused coping. The results indicate that including coping in empirical tests of the job demands-control-support model enhances its explanatory and predictive power.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: coping,job control,job demands,social support,sdg 3 - good health and well-being ,/dk/atira/pure/sustainabledevelopmentgoals/good_health_and_well_being
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Employment Systems and Institutions
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2013 09:42
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2024 01:26
DOI: 10.1023/A:1022932427319

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