We review the literature on stress in organizational settings and, based on a model of job insecurity and emotional intelligence by Jordan, Ashkanasy and Härtel (2002), present a new model where affective responses associated with stress mediate the impact of workplace stressors on individual and organizational performance outcomes. Consistent with Jordan et al., emotional intelligence is a key moderating variable. In our model, however, the components of emotional intelligence are incorporated into the process of stress appraisal and coping. The chapter concludes with a discussion of the implications of these theoretical developments for understanding emotional and behavioral responses to workplace.
Ashkanasy, N., Ashton-James, C. and Jordan, P. (2003), "PERFORMANCE IMPACTS OF APPRAISAL AND COPING WITH STRESS IN WORKPLACE SETTINGS: THE ROLE OF AFFECT AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE", Perrewe, P. and Ganster, D. (Ed.) Emotional and Physiological Processes and Positive Intervention Strategies (Research in Occupational Stress and Well Being, Vol. 3), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 1-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1479-3555(03)03001-4Download as .RIS
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