Chronic Work Stress Can Change Our Personalities

A male student looking at a laptop screen in a state of distress

Don Kluemper, Associate Professor in Management and Jarvis Smallfield, UIC alumni at UIUC, received media attention for their article at the Journal of Management (JOM) entitled, “An Explanation of Personality Change in Organizational Science: Personality as an Outcome of Workplace Stress.” The article was featured in the Academic Times and trended on Reddit.