Management of Stress at Workplace
Subjective and self reported evaluations of stress
Stress is normally unavoidable part of everyone#x2019;s life living in this world. It portrays a negative notion that can have an impact on one#x2019;s mental and physical well-being. This paper is aimed at helping members to understand the signs of stress and to develop strategies to deal with it, as well as building up their own personal resilience. This study provides practical advice on how to deal with work stress. This paper implies Work-related stress occurs when there is a mismatch between the demands of the job and the resources and capabilities of the individual worker to meet those demands. Subjective and self reported evaluations of stress are just as valid as #x2018;objective#x2019; data, such as statistics on accidents or absenteeism. It is intended that employers, managers and trade union representatives use this booklet as part of an initiative to educate on the management of work stress. Discussed are the nature of stress at work, the causes and effects of stress, as well as prevention strategies. Also discussed are the roles of the organizational culture in this process and the resources to be drawn upon for managing work stress.
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