Ch.7 - Chapter 7 Stress and Well-Being at Work...

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Chapter 7 Stress and Well-Being at Work (Supplementary Notes) Learning Points: 1. Stress is an inevitable result of work and personal life. In fact, well-managed stress can improve health and performance. 2. New technologies create demands and stress for employees. Managers can help employees adjust to new technologies by ensuring that their design and implementation are sensitive to employees and that employee involvement is strong. 3. Men and women have different vulnerabilities when it comes to distress. Men are at greater risk of fatal disorders, for example, and women are more vulnerable to nonfatal disorders, such as depression. 4. Managers can use the principles and methods of preventive stress management to create healthier work environments. They can practice several forms of individual stress prevention to create healthier lifestyles for themselves, and they can encourage employees to do the same. I.
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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