Work stress of a manager
Definition of stress
Causes of stress Work stress Work stress of a manager How to manage stress?
What is stress?
Stress is defined as an organism's total response to environmental demands, pressures or irritants.
What is stress?
Causes of stress.
Causes of work stress.
Workplace Bullying or harassment. Job insecurity High demands for performance Technology Work place culture Personal or family problems
Work stress of a Manager
Constant interruptions A feeling of little to no control Tight deadlines and other time pressures Poor organizational communication Lack of direction from superiors Too many internal meetings Handling/keeping up with emails Job security Change in the workplace
Impact on work.
Impact on organization
Reducing stuff performance and productivity Increase in mistakes Poor commitment to work Poor work relations
Impact on manager
Serious health damage (skin conditions, raised heart rate, pain, headaches) Tiredness and irritability Reduced quality of work Poor judgment Poor decision making Reduced attention span Impaired memory
High staff turnover
How to manage stress?
Keep a positive attitude.
Learn and practice relaxation techniques; try meditation, yoga, or tai-chi. Exercise regularly. Your body can fight stress better when it is fit. Eat healthy, well-balanced meals. Learn to manage your time more effectively. Get enough rest and sleep. Your body needs time to recover from stressful events.
Stress management for Managers
2. Prioritize. 3. Use pencil, not pen. 4. Give away your cape. 5. Collaborate and cooperate. 6. Laugh. 7. Exercise. 8. Stop juggling. 9. Build boundaries. 10. Think globally.
11. Avoid stimulants and sugar.
12. Compare and despair. 13. Avoid negative people. 14....
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