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Unformatted text preview: also not losing sense of self Situational Stressor Reduction
Situational Work Redesign Work on entire project performing a variety of tasks
Work together on projects
See the results of efforts (e.g. work with customers)
Have open feedback channels (know where you stand) Anticipatory Stressor Reduction
Anticipatory Establish basic personal principles that can be used to establish priorities (see time management) and provide direction in life (terminal values)
Set and work towards small achievable goals in situations where end point is unknown or where it might seem unachievable Skill Assessment
Skill Type A Personality Inventory: Social Readjustment Rating Scale: High scores related to development of coronary heart disease
High score associated with future stresses and accidents based on idea that the more stressors you have at one time the more likely you will not be able to handle them Sources of Personal Stress: Develop your ability to identify the major stress in your life and your perception of it (remember stress is subjectively perceived) Resiliency
Resiliency Capacity to withstand or manage negative stress: personal factors (e.g. positive self
regard) and coping skills (e.g. time management or balance in life) Physiological: cardiovascular, diet and relaxation
Psychological: nonType A; feeling in control (inner locus of control); feeling committed and involved in what one does; new experiences are challenges not dangers
Social: having close relationships; having mentors; being part of a good team Meditation Temporary Stress Reduction
Temporary Muscle relaxation
Imagery and fantasy
Rehearsal of situations
Reframing of situations...
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This document was uploaded on 03/05/2014 for the course MANAGEMENT 101 at Adelphi.
- Spring '11