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Technology and job pressures.

Authors
Carrol-J
Source
NIOSH 1981 Jun; :1-7
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00123531
Abstract
The impact of new technologies on job pressure in the telephone industry is discussed in a presentation to the 1981 International Conference on Machine Pacing and Occupational Stress. Technological change and its jobs within the telephone industry is discussed. The occupational effects of new technologies such as job elimination, new skill requirements, increased interaction with computers, and job induced stress are described. The author concludes that job induced psychological stress often results from over supervision, work speed ups, fear of job loss, and lack of decision making within one's job.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-80-0002; Health-surveys; Ergonomics; Physiological-stress; Mental-stress; Work-performance;
Publication Date
19810601
Document Type
Other
Funding Type
Contract
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Contract-210-80-0002
Source Name
Purdue University, School of Industrial Engineering, West Lafayette, Indiana, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, 7 pages, 8 references
State
IN; OH
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