Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1-1998

Abstract

A study examined the effects of individual differences and situational characteristics on individuals' use of 6 job loss coping strategies among laid-off industrial workers. In each case the predictors explained a significant portion of the variance (30%-47%) although different predictors were significantly associated with each of the 6 coping strategies. The results also suggest that the use of problem-focused and symptom-focused coping strategies are complementary rather than mutually exclusive.

Keywords

Job loss, Coping strategies, Unemployment, Layoffs, Severance pay, Psychological stress, Job hunting, Optimism, Communities

Discipline

Organizational Behavior and Theory

Research Areas

Strategy and Organisation

Publication

Journal of Organizational Behavior

Volume

19

Issue

1

First Page

85

Last Page

97

ISSN

0894-3796

Identifier

10.1002/job.231

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Additional URL

http://www.jstor.org/stable/3100229

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