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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2021, 4(5); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040503.

The Impact of Work Stress on Employee Health: An Approach Based on Grounded Theory


Weishan Luo1, Ting Fang2, Nini Zhang2, Xue Zhou2, Guobin Dai2

Corresponding Author:
Guobin Dai

1Biquan Academy, Xiangtan University, Changsha, China

2Business School, Central South University, Changsha, China


This paper uses a grounded theory approach to conduct semi-structured interviews with 15 employees of a large state-owned enterprise around the issue of employee work stress and physical and mental health. This was followed by a three-level coding with the help of NVIVO 11 to reveal the impact of challenge/hindrance stressor on employees' physical/mental health and the moderating effect of organizational support and self-efficacy on this relationship.


challenge stressor, hindrance stressor, employees’ health

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Weishan Luo, Ting Fang, Nini Zhang, Xue Zhou, Guobin Dai. The Impact of Work Stress on Employee Health: An Approach Based on Grounded Theory. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 5: 10-13. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040503.


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