Work Place Stress Management

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Title:EFFECTS OF STRESS ON WORK PERFOEMANCE

Before dealing with the effect of stress, we need to understand what stress is all about, What is stress?
Stress is your body's way of responding to any kind of demand. It can be caused by both good and bad experiences. When people feel stressed by something going on around them, their bodies react by releasing chemicals into the blood. These chemicals give people more energy and strength, which can be a good thing if their stress is caused by physical danger. But this can also be a bad thing, if their stress is in response to something emotional and there is no outlet for this extra energy and strength. This class will discuss different causes of stress, how stress affects you, the difference between 'good' or 'positive' stress and 'bad' or 'negative' stress, and some common facts about how stress affects people today. Effects

Negative stress can have a detrimental effect on an individual’s performance at work as well as progressing into negatively affecting teams and whole companies. Stressed individuals may suffer from low concentration which translates into a sub-standard delivery of service. They may experience fatigue and/or low motivation which in turn will affect moral and productivity. Negative stress can have a detrimental effect on an individual’s performance at work as well as progressing into negatively affecting teams and whole companies. Stressed individuals may suffer from low concentration which translates into a sub-standard delivery of service. They may experience fatigue and/or low motivation which in turn will affect moral and productivity. Stress may mean that there are increased ad-hoc sick days taken as well as extended sickness from diagnosed stress related illnesses. This not only negatively impacts the company as a whole, but also on individual staff morale. Extra workloads have to be undertaken, sales areas or locations shared out, and temporary placements are given, often without...
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