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If You're Stressed at Work, Don't Blame Your Employer, Says Study

by Orion Jones
Publication: Big Think

September 16, 2012


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Should you feel stressed at work, a new study published in the scientific journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decisions suggests that environmental factors at your place of business are not necessarily what is causing your constricted feelings. Led by Timothy Judge, professor of management at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, the research followed some 600 twins and concluded that genetic factors are about four times as important as shared environmental circumstances when it comes to personality, stress and health.

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