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Stress in the Workplace – Diagnosis and Management

Stress in the Workplace – Diagnosis and Management

Stress in the Workplace – Diagnosis and Management Organizations are becoming more aware of the relationship between employee wellness and proactivity, with one estimate suggesting job stress costs US businesses over 300 billion annually. The response has been a rise of OD interventions such as fitness, wellness and stress management programs whose goals include individual well-being or wellness. Health is ...

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Overcome the Top 10 Causes of Workplace Stress

Overcome the Top 10 Causes of Workplace Stress

Overcome the Top 10 Causes of Workplace Stress Workplace stress is on the rise and it’s costing corporate America a fortune. Some estimate that 80% of health care costs are stress related, and these expenses go right to the bottom line. According to CNN-Money.com, Americans spent more than $17 billion for anti-depressants and anti-anxiety drugs in 2002, up 10% from ...

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Health Management: How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

Health Management: How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

Health Management: How Much Caffeine Is Too Much? Do you start the day with a cup of coffee? Many people need a jolt of caffeine to help get them up and about and on their way to work. But some people go on to sip a few more cups once they get to the office and then another few after ...

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Employers Should Be Aware of Stress in the Workplace

Employers Should Be Aware of Stress in the Workplace

Employers Should Be Aware of Stress in the Workplace Stress is something that we all feel once in a while and it is very much part of modern existence. Not all stress is harmful. It is very important for employers and staff to be aware of stress in the office. Meeting production targets, striving to win bonus payments and just ...

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Underperformance in the Workplace – The Leader’s Responsibility

Underperformance in the Workplace – The Leader’s Responsibility

Underperformance in the Workplace – The Leader’s Responsibility After listening to the arguments for dismissing employees for underperforming I would like to challenge the Employer to take a look at “the man in the mirror”. We cannot change anyone except ourselves. Anyone who has tried changing a spouse or a life partner will know how difficult it is to get ...

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How to Create a Healthy Work/Life Balance

How to Create a Healthy Work/Life Balance

How to Create a Healthy Work/Life Balance When I am coaching clients in the corporate world, I often come across a common complaint: “I have lots of good intentions, but I just can’t seem to find the time to create a better work/life balance”. Unfortunately, this is a result of working in a fast paced career environment. We know we ...

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Stress In The Workplace

Stress In The Workplace

Stress In The Workplace According to the Australian Council of Trade Unions’ (A.C.T.U.) 1997 survey, fifty per cent of workers had suffered some form of stress at work in a 12-month period. The statistics in care professions were even higher, with the Department of Education and Training in Western Australia reporting in its 2002 Attitudes To Teaching Survey that seventy ...

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Creating the Building Blocks For a Healthy Workplace

Creating the Building Blocks For a Healthy Workplace

Creating the Building Blocks For a Healthy Workplace It has been well documented that a healthy workplace contributes to a healthier bottom line. With less sick days, improved productivity, greater performance and increased morale, providing a healthy place to work can make a substantial difference. Transforming to a healthy culture requires active support from management in making workplace health a ...

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