R.A. Karasek's scientific contributions

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... (1) Stress. For De Sitter (1998), following Karasek (1979), stress is not the result of occurring problems and disturbances as such, but of the inability to deal with them. Since the chance of disturbances in bureaucratic organizations is highe.g. because of the many relationsbut the separation of action and thought and the splitting up of tasks leaves little to regulate when a disturbance occurs, the outcome of these structures is often precisely this situation: high working pressure, but low regulatory potential (Achterbergh and Vriens, 2010). ...