Ch 7: Managing Workplace Stress

About This Chapter

Watch organizational behavior video lessons and take the quizzes that follow each lesson to measure your understanding. Learn about the different aspects of managing workplace stress.

Managing Workplace Stress - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Stress is everywhere, but the one place it seems to be most prevalent is in the workplace. Workplace stress can affect workers and the organization. As you will learn in this chapter, stress in the workplace can be caused by a variety of sources and dealt with in many different ways. It can also result in various consequences, creating symptoms that are physical, psychological and behavioral. If you have ever felt stressed at work, then you probably have first-hand knowledge of many of these things. Let our lessons help you to learn more about why stress occurs, what problems it can create and how it can be dealt with. Some of the things you will learn in these lessons include:

  • Sources of stress in the workplace
  • How people are affected by stress differently
  • Problems caused by stress
  • Ways to manage stress as an individual or organization

Stress in the Workplace: Definition, Sources & Meaning Identify what may cause stress in the workplace.
How to Deal with Stress in the Workplace Learn the different ways stress may affect people in the workplace.
Consequences of Stress at Work: Physiological, Psychological & Behavioral Symptoms Discover the consequences of stress, including physiological, psychological and behavioral symptoms.
Stress Management: Individual and Organizational Techniques & Methods Explore the approaches to stress management by individuals and organizations.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 160 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.