Targeting the right problem with the wrong solution

June 2010
Employee Benefit News;Jun2010, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p42
The article focuses on the ineffectiveness of stress management programs used by several companies. According to the 2009-2010 Towers Watson "Stay at Work Health and Productivity Report," employees in more than two-thirds of the companies in the U.S. acknowledged that there were multiple stressors in their workplace such as excessive workloads. Other surveys also found that attempts to address stress in the workplace yield little success. Also cited are the reasons behind the difficulty in addressing stress in the workplace.


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