Tension seeking behaviour

Willmott, Ben
February 2009
People Management;2/12/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p22
The article discusses some factors which contribute to tension in the workplace and recommends ways to prevent it. Among the drivers of job stress are redundancies due to the economic crisis, debt, home repossession and job security. An increase in the number of people in employment experiencing ill health due to work-related stress was reported by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in Great Britain. Good people management is cited as a starting point in preventing job stress. INSETS: What is stress?;Resources to help HR practitioners manage stress.


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