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his model concentrates on two components: 1) job demands (these cause stress) – psychological stressors such as the requirement to work fast, having lots to do, working to targets, conflicting demands; 2) job decision latitude (these help individuals deal with stress) – workers authority to make decisions, variety of skills they use. An ideal job for most people will therefore involve high demands but will also give the employee high degrees of operational freedom and a wide variety of activities that will allow them to use all their skills.


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Interesting, ability to have influence and make decisions decreases stress