Accession Number:

ADA094146

Title:

Stress and Incongruity Theory: Effects of Crowding,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER HERSHEY PA DEPT OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

Report Date:

1981-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

This report focuses on crowding as a stress inducer. Incongruity Adaptation Theory GIAL is applied to crowding as a predictor of task performance and satisfaction. It is suggested that crowding may produce pleasant and unpleasant social and work environment conditions and may result in improvements or decrements of performance. The conditions which should produce each outcome are specified according to GIAL theory predictions. Joint effects of crowding and other stressors are considered. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE