TITLE

Pressure points

AUTHOR(S)
Midgley, Simon
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
People Management;07/10/97, Vol. 3 Issue 14, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the stress of working life which is taking its toll on employees and costing employers a lot of money. Description of stress according to Health and Safety Executive; Setting up an employment victimisation department; Role of employee assistance programmes (EAP); Growing trend in the stress `industry'; Balancing the demands of home and work as challenge to employees.
ACCESSION #
9711036741

 

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