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Chapter 1. Understanding Stress > Stress In The Workplace

Stress In The Workplace

Understanding the many forms of stress has been the focus of this first section. Stress in the workplace is the topic in the second part of this chapter. Examining this issue from the perspectives of both a supervisor and an employee allows us to think about the important part both play in setting a climate for either creating or managing stress. It is important to recognize, however, that a certain amount of stress is necessary in order to get work done.

A supervisor needs to ask the question “What do I do or what should I do to create a less-stressful environment for my employees?” Some supervisors are referred to as “carriers of stress.” This is the analogy to a carrier of a virus that can be spread among the population. As an employee, what can or should I do to create a less-stressful environment for myself and others?


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