chapter  16
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Norwegian Adaptation of the Job Stress Surey

ByKjell Håseth

In recent years, stress in the workplace has been recognized as a major problem affecting productivity, absenteeism, and job turnover, as well as job satisfaction, psychological well-being, and workers’ health. Stress-related costs are mounting to alarming heights in many industrialized countries (Dollard & Winefield, 1996). Consequently, the prevention of further escalation of these problems is now being given a great deal of attention by management and by labor organizations.