Control, information-seeking preferences, occupational stressors and psychological well-being

Daniels, Kevin and Guppy, Andrew (1992) Control, information-seeking preferences, occupational stressors and psychological well-being. Work & Stress, 6 (4). pp. 347-353. ISSN 0267-8373

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Abstract

This study reports a test of the minimax and blunting hypotheses (Miller, 1979a, 1980a, b, 1981). A sample of 221 academic and support staff at a British university were administered a stressor inventory, a measure of psychological well-being, a measure of work-related locus of control and a modified version of the Miller Behavioral Style Scale (1987), which measures information-seeking preferences. Using moderated multiple regression analysis, no support was gained for either hypothesis. However, the results did support a main effects model of perceived control and psychological well-being.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: adult,conference paper,control,female,health,human,male,multiple regression,normal human,psychological assessment,questionnaire,staff,stress,wellbeing
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2013 09:50
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:21
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/45225
DOI: 10.1080/02678379208259965

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