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Work-Related Stress - Chapter Summary
Show this chapter to your organization's supervisors to help them better understand the causes and effects of work-related stress. The chapter offers several bite-sized lessons that discuss the impacts of workplace stress, common workplace stressors and strategies for dealing with stress in work environments.
Each lesson comes with a short quiz, and the chapter includes a comprehensive exam to help your supervisors remember key concepts. The chapter is also accessible on any device that has an Internet connection.
How It Helps
- Builds awareness: The chapter can help your supervisors become more aware of the types of stressors that can be encountered in the workplace.
- Improves stress knowledge: Lessons go over the negative consequences of stress at work.
- Reduces stress: Supervisors who complete the chapter can more effectively deal with stress in the workplace.
By the end of the chapter, your company's supervisors should be able to:
- Discuss the impact of stress in the workplace
- Recognize common examples of workplace stressors
- Describe the psychological, behavioral and physiological consequences of work stress
- Explain how job stress relates to distance management and time management
- Deal with stress in the workplace
1. Stress in the Workplace: Definition, Sources & Meaning
The workplace is a constant source of stress for individuals. Managers need to understand the different sources of stress. Work demands and nonwork demands are the two major sources of stress that individuals face daily.
2. Examples of Stressors in the Workplace
Your employees are stressed, but why? In this lesson, you'll learn more about some of the top stressors in the workplace and how these causes of stress can make employees feel.
3. Consequences of Stress at Work: Physiological, Psychological & Behavioral Symptoms
Stress can affect individuals in many different ways on the job. Individual Stress consists of physiological, psychological and behavioral symptoms. All three behavioral symptoms can cause immense organizational distress.
4. Time Management & Job Stress
Time management is something we all deal with as our lives get more hectic. In this lesson, we will address time management and the stress it can put on an individual in the workplace.
5. Distance Management & Workplace Stress
It's not just local workers who can get stressed on the job; remote workers struggle with it, too. In this lesson, you'll learn more about dealing with work-related stress in distance management situations.
6. How to Deal with Stress in the Workplace
Workplace stress is a mental or emotional strain on an individual due to specific work circumstances. Most individuals feel stress during their daily work. There are many techniques that can be used to help deal with stress in the workplace.
7. Practical Application: Self-Assessing Workplace Stress
Workplace stress is ubiquitous. How can you know if your stress levels are healthy or too much? What can you do about them? This self-assessment will help you identify sources of stress and create a plan to deal with them.
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