You are currently an associate at an advertising agency where you have worked for 2 years. You are pursuing a promotion to the position of advertising executive. Whereas you have expected to put in extra hours and some added responsibility as part of earning the promotion, your boss has increased your workload significantly, including some projects that had been assigned to other associates. You have more deadlines than you think you can meet, plus the pressure of creating new and innovative material for your campaign What steps of the general adaptation syndrome will I experience? The first step of general adaption syndrome would be the fight or flight reaction. In this case a new workload could instill a fight reaction that would create a drive to prove I was up to the task. Next would be the adaptation phase. This step is the body’s attempt to increase energy in order to keep up with stress. If the stress on my body continues it would eventually lead to the third step; exhaustion. In this step Ir mind and body can no long handle the stress and is out of
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