A new study suggests awareness of job-related stress stems from both external and internal factors.
Work stress, job satisfaction and health problems due to high stress are often a combination of work-related issues and our ability to manage stress — a factor that stems from our genetic background, say researchers.Timothy Judge
, professor of management at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business is the lead author of “Genetic influences on core self-evaluations, job satisfaction, work stress, and employee health: A behavioral genetics mediated model.”
In the study, published in the journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Judge studied nearly 600 twins — some identical, some fraternal — who were raised together and reared apart.
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