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Unformatted text preview: 7-1Michael A. HittC. Chet MillerAdrienne ColellaChapter 7Stress and Stress and WellbeingWellbeingSlides by Ralph R. Braithwaite7-2Who Wants to Get Rid of All Who Wants to Get Rid of All the Stress in Your Life?the Stress in Your Life?Only One Group of People Have No Stress7-3Strategic Importance of Strategic Importance of Workplace StressWorkplace Stress26-40% of Americans find their work to be very or extremely stressful.25% of people believe their jobs are the most stressful part of their lives35% of respondents somewhat or completely dissatisfied with job-related stressTHE GALLUPPOLL7-4Workplace Stress DefinedWorkplace Stress DefinedStressStressJob StressJob StressAcuteChronic7-5Adapted from Exhibit 7-1: Some Stress-Related ConditionsAcuteChronicAlertness andExcitementIncrease in EnergyUneasinessand WorryFeelings ofSadnessLoss ofAppetiteImmune SystemSuppressionIncreasedMetabolismDiabetesHigh BloodPressureLoss ofSex DriveLoweredResistanceAnxiety andPanic AttacksDepressionEatingDisturbancesIrritability7-6Stress ResponseStress ResponseAn unconscious mobilization of energy resources that occurs when the body encounters a stressor.7-7Key DefinitionsKey DefinitionsStressor environmental conditions that cause individuals to experience stressEustress positive stress that results from meeting challenges and difficulties with the expectation of achievementDystress negative stress; often referred to simply as stress. Often results in overload.Job strain function of workplace demands and the control an individual has in meeting those demands.Hans Selye7-8Signs of StressSigns of StressEdward Creagan, MD1. You feel irritable.2. You have sleeping difficulties. 3. You do not get any joy out of life.4. Your appetite is disturbed. 5. You have relationship problems and have a difficult time getting along with people.7-9Life Event StressorsLife Event StressorsWhich of the following Life Events is the top-ranked stress event (most stressful)?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course IST 335 taught by Professor Carstenoesterlund during the Spring '09 term at Syracuse.

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