How Leaders Cause Stress

Word Count: 1677 Summary: Workplace stress is a major problem for organisations throughout the world. The cost of the impact of stress on organisations can vary from many thousands to many millions of dollars. These costs are caused by the rise in absence, the rise in staff turnover, the fall in performance levels, the level of customer dissatisfaction, and increasingly in the cost of successful compensation claims. Keywords: distance learning,leadership,stress,management,business,courses,HND,HNC,diploma,foundation,DMS,CMS,studies,degree, postgraduate,certificate, Article Body: For the leaders of organisation there are two levels at which workplace stress must be addressed. Firstly at corporate, strategic level, where a degree of stress is inevitable, given the pace and frequency of change that businesses of all kinds are experiencing today. Political, economic, environmental, social, …

Why You Need to Rethink Your Job

Right now, your job takes up the vast majority of your free time. You probably spend 8 hours a day at work and at least 1 hour a day commuting. Sometimes you’ll clock out late (most times in fact) and then there’s the time you spend getting your lunch and clothes ready for work. In short, you don’t really spend 8 hours a day at work… you spend 10 hours at least. You spend 8 hours sleeping too, so that means you have 6 hours max to yourself. Oh dear. And here’s the thing: your job is only likely to get more stressful. As most of us try to gain a better salary, we are forced to take on more …