Palgrave Macmillan | Attitudes To Psychological Stress Among Construction Professionals (2022 EN)

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    Author: Alan Patching
    Full Title: Attitudes To Psychological Stress Among Construction Professionals
    Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 1st ed. 2022 edition (March 5, 2022)
    Year: 2022
    ISBN-13: 9783030937768 (978-3-030-93776-8), 9783030937751 (978-3-030-93775-1), 9783030937782 (978-3-030-93778-2)
    ISBN-10: 3030937763, 3030937755, 303093778X
    Pages: 291
    Language: English
    Genre: Psychology
    File type: PDF (True)
    Quality: 10/10
    Price: 128.39 €


    This book investigates attitudes to the avoidance and management of stress by project managers within the professional construction industry. The author argues that a widespread toxic culture belonging to the industry substantially contributes to industry stress, and analyses stress impacts among construction professionals, as well as the industry-specific causes of stress. The impacts and causes of stress of construction project managers are compared with those of other employees in the construction industry and with attitudes from across broader industry. The author concludes by establishing a leadership model for government and private organisations to effectively address a construction industry systemic problem head on.


    Overview:
    ✓ Looks at the industry-specific causes of stress and how stress impacts construction professionals
    ✓ Compares the results of this Australian-based study with those of international studies done on this topic
    ✓ Offers insights into how to reverse the widespread toxic culture which contributes to industry stress

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