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Advances in Psychological Science ›› 2012, Vol. 20 ›› Issue (12): 2061-2068.doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1042.2012.02061

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The Two-Dimensional Stress Management Model in Positive Organizational Behavior

ZHANG Shu-Min   

  1. (Maxism College of Tianjin University of Commerce, Tianjin 300134, China)
  • Received:2012-07-20 Online:2012-12-15 Published:2012-12-15
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Abstract: The emergence of positive organizational behavior provides a new mode for the traditional, preventive stress management model. All stressors are essentially neutral to individuals. Those stressors that are positively assessed by individual as positive and helpful to sustain or enhance their subjective happiness would trigger positive stress response and become eustress. A holistic stress mode is suggested that focuses simultaneously on the prevention and elimination of negative stress or distress and, on the savoring and eliciting of eustress.

Key words: positive organizational behavior, positive psychology, stress, eustress, positive emotion