Stress in the Workplace: Definition, Sources & Meaning

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John received a promotion at GTC Company, Ltd. last month, but he still does not know how his tasks will change. This uncertainty causes stress that manifests itself in feelings of lack of control and concern about career progress. Which category of stress is John actually going through?

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1. Identify the set that consists of work demand stresses.

2. What kind of stresses are placed on individuals by themselves such as volunteer work, overworking and traumas?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Don't let stress bring you down! Let this combination quiz and worksheet aid your learning and check your understanding of vocabulary terms related to workplace stress.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

Students who take this quiz will be asked to know definitions of the following terms:

  • Personal demands
  • Hindrance stressor
  • Physical demands
  • Challenge stressor
  • Work demands

Skills Practiced

Students taking this quiz will practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on stress in the workplace
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as personal demands and challenge stressor
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as work, personal, and physical demands
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding challenge and hindrance stressors

Additional Learning

For more information on this subject, check out the accompanying lesson titled Stress in the Workplace: Definition, Sources & Meaning. It will meet the following objectives:

  • Define stress and stressors
  • Differentiate between work, personal, and physical demands
  • Identify the factors of stress in the workplace
  • Distinguish challenge stressors from hindrance stressors
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