Title

A Longitudinal Study of Predictors of Job Loss Coping Strategies

Publication Type

Conference Proceeding Article

Publication Date

8-1994

Abstract

This study examined the effects of individual characteristics, severance pay, cognitive appraisal, and initial emotional/psychological reactions on individuals use of six job loss coping strategies. Different predictors were significantly associated with each of the six coping strategies. Directions for future research are discussed.

Keywords

dismissal of employees, unemployment, psychological reactance, emotions, human behavior, life skills, adjustment, severance pay

Discipline

Industrial and Organizational Psychology | Organizational Behavior and Theory

Research Areas

Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources

Publication

Academy of Management Proceedings

First Page

68

Last Page

72

ISSN

0896-7911

Identifier

10.5465/AMBPP.1994.10341716

Publisher

Academy of Management