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Stress In The Workplace - Stress by definition is; any circumstance that places special physical and/or psychological demands on a person such that an unusual or out-of-the-ordinary response occurs. No one is immune to job related stress, making its existence a serious problem for employers and employees alike. Stressful jobs span an organization’s ladder from the bottom rung to the very top. Since starting with UPS, I have seen many symptoms of work related stress. The symptoms can range from a silent but all telling “glazed over” look, to extreme ranting and raving associated with the need to “just vent”....   [tags: Workplace Health and Safety] 358 words
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Nursing Job Satisfaction - Zangaro & Soeken (2007) meta-analysis used a quantitative approach, in which descriptive research was used to collected data to answer questions regarding nursing job satisfaction. Also correlational research was used to attempt to determine whether and to what degree, the relationship between job satisfaction and autonomy, job stress, and nurse–physician collaboration among staff registered nurses existed. Downe, Simpson, & Trafford (2007) meta-synthesis used a qualitative approach, to collect extensive narrative data to gain insights into the accounts of intrapartum midwifery skills, beliefs, philosophies by expert practitioners working in the field of intrapartum maternity.The data was th...   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Link between Stress and Cardiovascular Disorder - To what extent does research support a link between stress and the developments of cardiovascular disorder. A cardiovascular disorder is any disorder of the heart and the circulatory system, such as coronary heart disease or hypertension. There has been much research to show that there is a link between stress and cardiovascular disorder. Though some shows that stress could be directly causing physical illness while others shows that it could be causing it indirectly, as people with stress could be more likely to smoke and drink and it could be this that leads to illness not stress itself....   [tags: Health] 440 words
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Stress Induced by Cross Examination - This question does not just pertain, or originate in the law enforcement realm, but to all parties in the proceeding. The officer, defendant, jury, judge, and other stakeholders all experience stress during the proceeding. In most cases law enforcement is simply answering questions about something they have specific knowledge about. Being cross examined by attorneys whose job is to present facts in the most beneficial way for their client, provide a great deal of stress, if the persons takes the role out of context....   [tags: Testifying in Court]
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job outlook for a teacher - Job Outlook Overall employment of kindergarten, elementary, and secondary school teachers is expected to increase faster than the average for all occupations through the year 2005, fueled by dramatic growth among special education teachers. However, projected employment growth varies among individual teaching occupations. Job openings for all teachers are expected to increase substantially by the end of the decade as the large number of teachers now in their forties and fifties reach retirement age....   [tags: essays research papers] 453 words
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Stress Crisis - There are many different stress factors that occur every day in people’s lives. Some are considered stressful situations while others may become a crisis in their lives. I am going to talk about a crisis that that my family and I experienced a couple of years back. Going back about five years ago, I found out that I was pregnant. At that time I was not married and already had three children from a previous marriage. At the time my fiancé and I had been together about two years. I did not plan to have any more children....   [tags: Stress factors]
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Having A Happy Job - “I need a job.” How many times have I heard that one – I’ve heard it a million times. Living in a modern society based on a green piece of paper, I am burdened, and feel it maybe even impossible to survive without one. Without money, I wouldn’t have cars, clothes, livelihood or maybe even my health. Today it is simple, to luxuriate in finer things you need money, and to get money, I need a job. “I hate my job.” How many times have I heard that one. A million and one. It seems nobody today is content with his or her job....   [tags: essays research papers] 501 words
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Why Do We Stress? - ... Shrinking free time and those who spend less time for themselves and those they love. 3. Job satisfaction In times of economic crisis and employment, you do not have a lot of options to work. Unemployment increased and even though you do not like your job, you are bored and uninterested, you cannot stop. 4. Personal relationships Human relationships are difficult and tension of everyday life that cause disputes and fights. Family finances, sexual problems, and lack of time for your spouse and children produce stress and you are not in a position to find a solution....   [tags: behavioral and psychological analysis] 534 words
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The Costs of Stress - The Costs of Stress In human terms any sitution that is seen as burdensome , threating ,ambogous , or boring is likely to induce stress. The potential for stress exists when environment pressure is of such a magnitude as to threaten the individuals ability to cope with it in conditions where successful coping is a rewarding experience. COST OF STRESS ( FACTS AND FIGURE ) In financisal terms occupationsl stress is said to cosat 10% of gross national product each year in the usa....   [tags: Papers] 538 words
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The Job that Changed My Life - The Job that Changed My Life My grandfather was a police officer when he was younger; he would tell us stories of he and his buddies on motorcycle patrol and the life of a cop. The stories that he told were so interesting, that ever since, I wanted to have a career in law enforcement. After I graduated from high school, I enrolled in the law enforcement program at Spokane Community College where I planned to fulfill my dream of becoming a cop. I started the law enforcement classes at the college and came to the conclusion that law enforcement was not the career for me....   [tags: Personal Narrative essay about myself] 543 words
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Stress In The Workplace - Stress by definition is an interaction between individuals and any source of demand (stressor) within their environment. Employment can be an exciting challenge for many individuals; it can also be a tremendous source of stress. (Long, Bonita C.) Stress in the work place can cause many individuals harm emotionally and physically. Several reasons for the intense amounts of stress are; too many demands from co-workers, supervisors constantly breathing down your back, elevated noise levels in the work place, lack of knowledge for a particular position, co-workers not upholding their responsibility to help with the task at hand, and favoritism....   [tags: Workplace Health and Safety] 547 words
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Using Medications and Biofeedback to Manage Physiological Stress - Stress Management is how to manage our own stress reactions. Two of the physiological methods of stress management are Biofeedback and drugs. Firstly Biofeedback is a technique on how to control your muscles that are not normally controlled for example blood pressure or your heart rate. This is meant to reduce ANS activity therefore reducing the symptoms related to stress such as illness. An individual participating in Biofeedback would be attached to a machine that produces feedback about some physiological activity....   [tags: Psychology] 567 words
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Negative Effects of Stress - Effects of Stress Everyone experiences stress daily. It may not be as evident in some people as it is in othesr, but that is due to the severity of the stress and how well an individual can cope with stress. High levels of stress cause an individual’s personality to change in that when one is stressed out, that person cannot stop thinking about situations or feelings which in turn causes mood swings, depression and insomnia. Mood swings associated with stress are due to the lack of tolerance for any given subject....   [tags: health, wellness] 577 words
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - Do you know anyone with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). If you do, then you know the daily struggles that a person has. Did that person ever serve in the military. PTSD is a soldier's worst nightmare. Soldiers who get deployed into a combat zone are at very high risk of coming back altered in many ways. The government should have more funding for helping soldiers with PTSD because of the effects physically, socially, and mentally. One of the ways PTSD can affect a soldier is physically. In World War I, PTSD was called shell shock, because of the name, the impression given was that person had been to close to the explosion....   [tags: PTSD, effects of war on soldiers]
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Teenager Stress and How to Cope with It - Stress can be caused by many different things, depending on the person. Even though everyone can have a variety of dissimilar situations that can stress them out, it can be reduced by using the same techniques. Teenagers are generally under a lot of stress because they have not been able to experience as much as others. They are at the age where they must start growing up, and starting a life on their own without having their parents guidance as often. The number one thing that seems to cause stress for teenagers tends to be school related....   [tags: school, relax, symptoms]
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Stress - Stress Stress is the "wear and tear" our bodies experience as we adjust to our continually changing surroundings. It has physical and emotional effects on us and can make good or bad feelings. As a good influence, stress can help motivate us to do something, or help us through the day. As a bad influence, it can result in feelings of distrust, rejection, anger, and depression (overall, make you feel really crappy), which in turn can lead to health problems such as headaches, upset stomachs, rashes, insomnia, ulcers, high blood pressure, heart disease, and strokes....   [tags: essays research papers] 588 words
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The Harmful Impacts of a Teacher´s Job - ... There is no debating that teaching is one of the more stressful jobs, and it’s important to handle stress before it causes a serious problems, but before knowing how to manage stress, there is a need to figure out what causes it. Jobs in which you have to hide your emotions are some of the most stressful jobs around. Teaching is one of these jobs that require emotions to be hidden and in some cases day after day or even hour by hour. There are many causes of stress in a teacher's job. These stressors include administrative policies, student interruptions, the heavy workloads that come with the job, and the expectations that teachers have for set on their own each day (Goldsmith, 2011)....   [tags: stress, disease, teachers, preformance, factors] 593 words
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How Pups in the Workplace Can Lower Stress - ... They are also aware that many factors can influence an employee perceptions about the workplace. A growing trend of allowing pets in, hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care facilities has been advanced to companies as well. The reactions are consistent with human-animal interaction research supporting the role of pets as a form of non-evaluative social support which may extend to the workplace to enhance interpersonal interactions, positively affect employee morale and turnover, and reduce stress reactions....   [tags: dogs, satisfaction, employees] 602 words
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The Principles of Goal Setting and Job Enrichment In Health Information Systems - ... Goal misalignment can generate added stress and job dissatisfaction. The case study suggests that goals must be influenced by a thorough examination of sector changes, organizational changes, and employees' perceptions. Job enrichment, in this case, is being applied as a job design tool for worker motivation. HIS employees have a centralized organizational structure, which implies that top-level managers heavily regulate worker operations. Worker operations are also influenced by legislation and bureaucratic outcomes, which can occur sporadically....   [tags: motivation, communication, employees]
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Stress is Necessary - Stress doesn’t come from now where. Every thing in life has cause and effect. That’s the nature of life. In our modern life we start to hear the world (stress) a lot. When I asked my grandpa about it, his expression was blank as if he didn’t know what I’m talking about. I think it been commonly used nowadays because the fast rhythm of life that pushes people to fight with time to keep up with the flow. Stress affects our life in different ways and levels the highest is the worst. It has a negative thoughts and feelings on people....   [tags: stress, psychology, ] 609 words
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Choosing Between College and a Steady Job - ... To help more students afford and graduate from college, Bowie State University, for example, has taken steps to address these challenges by providing high-quality and affordable educational opportunities for students. Bowie State University has taken new steps to improve academic performance by reducing college costs, establishing a professional learning community, and offering a wide-variety of extracurricular activities to improve students overall productivity. To solve the challenges confronting socio-economic cultures, Bowie State University reduces college costs by reforming student loans, providing need-based assistance, and offering scholarships to help students pay for school....   [tags: low-income, minorities, education] 614 words
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Worker Stress - Worker Stress Because of the stress, employees are having problems at work. This kind of stress is called “desk rage”. There are some researchs and studys about causes, consequences and solutions for this "anger". Nowadays “employees are stressed to epidemic proportions” (as cited in “Worried at Work: Mood and Mindset in American Workplace”) because, even they always have encountered workplace stress, it's more intense currently due to economic and social tendency. Furthermore they have other physical problems like the smaller and cramped workspace and shorter time to fulfill their tasks (Stack, Laura....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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How 'Person-Job Fit’ and ‘Person-Organisation Fit’ Affects Recruitment Strategy - ... According to Saks and Ashforth (1997), person-job fit (PJF), as being named, is a concept of focusing on matching applicants’ knowledge, skills, and abilities to job requirement. From defining skills that the job required, personnel managers can easily target from a substantial number of people that suits the job description, or demands of a job (Newell, 2009). Besides aiding the company to find the right employees, it also helps applicants themselves to perceive if they are capable of the work they apply....   [tags: employees, skills, interview] 623 words
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Acculturative Stress in Hispanic Immigrants - The process of acculturation “a social and psychological process of change when one culture comes in contact with another” does not directly affect mental health but the process can be stressful, even if positive over negative, or a mix of the two. If the process is positive such as “improving one’s life” while challenging may not have a negative effect or be as stressful in the next case where … if the process of acculturation is negative, the process may be stressful making for acculturative stress (Tafoya, 2011)....   [tags: Stress, Language, Discrimination] 626 words
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Causes and Effects of Work Related Stress - ... Fifth reason of work related stress is fear of losing the job. Several other reasons could also create the work related stress lack of independence, lack of resources, favoritism, low growth opportunities and harassment at work place. Result/impact of the work related stress: the work related stress results in both psychological and physiological response and the repose of all individuals is not same for it. Different people react differently in stress and a single person can react differently in various situations....   [tags: pressure, efficiency, reduction] 629 words
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Stress Management - Stress Management Responses to stressors present different impacts on each individual. Stressors have a physical and psychological effect on people although some people seem to be much less effected by stress being able to withstand high levels of stress almost as if there daily lives depend on it. Even though it is accepted stress is with us from are waking moment to the minute we sleep, almost all individuals through time suffer physical or psychological illness. Individual responses to stress have been put into to categories of personality type; a distinction has been made and put into a category of either type A or type B....   [tags: Papers] 645 words
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Get a Job - ... With the upcoming start of school and the demand of her promotion, it could delay her start of school. Otherwise, impacting her grades or worse she may even find herself having to withdraw. The internship on the other hand, would only require about 15-20 hours which is what she works currently at the Chicken Empire. Right now Lavonne averages a B, and is planning on taking 15 units this next term. With the extra time needed for studies and the added stress, the promotion should be turned down as it is more time consuming....   [tags: personal narrative] 657 words
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The Concept of Redesigning Job Tasks and Motivating The Employees - ... The purpose of conducting this research is to identify that how work design affects on employees performance and how motivation helps to influence the employees to actively perform job tasks, that whether job design maximize performance or not. Job design should be aligned with the employee’s capabilities or desire. Employees are an important asset of any organization so, organization should make sure that whether their employees are satisfied with their roles or not. Work design according to one’s own choice brings involvement and satisfaction among employees....   [tags: job design, employee performance, motivation] 659 words
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The job of my dreams - My Job Now and The Job of My Dreams Who doesn’t want the perfect job. Most people who are not happy at their current jobs are usually looking for something better. Some people look for better hours, environment, or maybe just a substantial raise. Where there are advantages in jobs, there is usually going to be at least one small disadvantage. Weighing out the options can help people make the right choices. Although we would all like to have the job of our dreams, unfortunately, it only happens to a few of us....   [tags: essays research papers] 659 words
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Personal Narrative- First Job Anxiety - Personal Narrative- First Job Anxiety Thump-thump, thump-thump, thump-thump. My heart began to race as I climbed in my truck early Monday morning. Anticipation grew inside of me at the thought of starting my new job. Would it be difficult. Would I get frustrated. I kept asking myself these questions, but I didn't want to know the answers. All the confidence that I had built up before that day had diminished and I was left with dread. I tried to reassure myself that it was just a summer job and that I would never have to go through it again, but my anxiety had already overcome me....   [tags: Personal Perspective] 680 words
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Stress and it's Sources - ... These seven sources are as followed: cataclysmic events, conflict, frustration, hassles, life changes, chronic stressors, and job stressors. Stress can be aroused in response to internal, external, or environmental stimuli; this trigger that causes these reactions is known as a stressor. A very important stressor that can be experienced as early as grade school is life change. In 1967, Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe proposed that any adjustment in lifestyle or personal behavior could cause some degree of stress on the human body....   [tags: internal, external stimuli, illness] 713 words
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Technology and Its Impact on Work-Related Stress - Technology and Its Impact on Work-Related Stress Trends in organizational behavior have an impact on employees. Many factors in our daily lives can cause stress, but how does technology play a role in impacting stress. Does technology affect us positively or negatively. Is there anything unethical about technology and the way it is utilized in the workplace. This paper will reveal both the positive and negative impacts of technology on work-related stress and discover some influential ethical issues as well....   [tags: Technological Work Stress Ethics Essays]
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The Stress On Money In The Met - The Stress on Money in The Metamorphosis In The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, the stress of, or the importance of money seems to be one of the major themes. Kafka shows how the person who makes the money is the person who gets the respect. If you aren't contributing to the income of the family, what good are you. The novella starts off with Gregor being transformed into a bug. As he is lying on his bed, he thinks about his job: how he hasn't missed a day since he started to work there; he only has this job because his parents are in debt; and if he didn't get up 'The boss would be sure to come with the health-insurance doctor, blame his parents for their lazy son, and cut off any exc...   [tags: essays research papers] 730 words
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - ... Many officers can get PTSD from life threatening situations such as, shootings, fires and car accidents. These incidents can cause the development of a more severe PTSD which is more difficult to treat than less severe cases. Police officers have high stress levels during the course of their work day. This stress can affect their families and also their work ethic. High stress levels can be another factor for PTSD because when officers have seen disturbing events it can cause them to stress out because of that event....   [tags: police, soldier, emotional trauma] 736 words
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Stress - Stress Over the years, many researchers have made it their top priority to uncover how both men and women react to stressful situations, and believe it or not, women may handle stress better than men. Many researchers believe that “your response to stress may have to do with your gender than with the stressors you face” (Hendrickson, 2000). Some of the stressors may include, the recent death of a loved one, physical illness, job stress, and many other things. But the most common stressor is financial worries-especially with men....   [tags: science] 737 words
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The Physiology of Stress - ... When our bodies perceive a stressor, it throws the body off of that equilibrium whether it be physically or psychologically. This perceived stressor causes the body to react and that reaction is called stress. Stress can be a good and bad thing. It is good because it can be the extra push a person needs in order to achieve a goal. However, chronic stress is not healthy. Stress causes many different physiological effects on the body that with long term effects can be extremely bad on ones health....   [tags: body reaction to stressors, risks & consequences] 743 words
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College Stress - College Stress Jack’s heart pounds as he casts panicked looks around the classroom. He doesn’t recognize the professor, he doesn’t know any of the students, and he can’t even figure out what the subject is. In front of him is a test. At the very last minute his roommate awakens him. It’s only another anxiety dream. The very fact that dreams like Jack’s are common suggests that college is a stressful situation for young people. The cause of this stress can be academic, financial, and personal....   [tags: University Student Issues Essays Papers] 746 words
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College Stress - Typical November nights in a college students residence include cramming obligated to catch for papers due in December, and exams that lurk around the corner on a topic you felt up on sleep for. Deadlines and due dates are non-existent for students until the night before since the preoccupations; partying and overall good times which lack libraries and study sessions, expel more excitement than the adrenaline rush of a chemistry chronicle or a pre-cal problem. At most schools, the days of dorm rules, dress codes, and even mandatory class attendance is long gone....   [tags: essays research papers] 755 words
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Taking a Look at Stress - ... “Exceeds his or her real or perceived abilities to successfully cope with the demand, resulting in disturbance to his or her psychological and psychological equilibrium” (Kolbell,1995). Issue faced After completing graduation, i got a posting in my father’s organisation as Junior Sales manager. I had a group of employees who worked under me. I faced an issue relative to stress management. The job was incredibly hard at the beginning as I was new to the business. I’d start work at 9am and often wouldn't finish until 7pm the following day....   [tags: negative emotional states] 769 words
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Stress on College Students - ... Because you need to pay fee about your room and board also your tuition. The high cost of tuition also adds extra stress to student’s live. Some students cannot pay fully tuition, so they choose borrow student loans. But students loans will make tuition cost be higher, because students need to pay interest, so some students worry that they cannot pay off the tuition after they graduated.Thirdly, family will bring stress to college students. Because many students feel obligate to please their parents, they study the subject maybe is not they feel interest, just satisfied their family....   [tags: grades, finance, family relationship, cause]
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Stress and Coping - ... Then I would do anything I can to get in contact with her to find out if she is well and unharmed. Then I would feel relieved to know that she is fine. When a big event in life happens we begin to feel stressed. This type of stress is called a personal stressor. Personal stressors are when “major life events for example the death of a parent or spouse, the loss of one’s job, a major personal failure, or even something positive like getting married” (Feldman, 2010). These type of stressors create an immediate reaction than tends to lessen after a while....   [tags: Events, Occurrence]
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Relationship between Stress and Violence - In the article “Stress and Aggression reinforce Each Other at the Biological Level, Creating a Vicious Cycle”, by Menno Kruk, the author demonstrates how there is a direct correlation between stress and violence not only in rats but humans as well. IN an attempt to break the cycle of violence in humans they began with rats and it was discovered that the answer may lie within the nervous system. There appears to be a fast, mutual, positive feedback loop between stress hormones and a brain-based aggression-control center in rats, whose neurophysiology is similar to ours (Kruk 1)....   [tags: essays research papers]
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How to Deal with the Stress of Getting an Education - ... A planner does not, unfortunately, help when you find yourself stuck with several different activities to do after school. You may have a club meeting, a job, or a sport to perform in. Although this is an unpopular opinion, jobs can be an unnecessary cause of stress. Club membership and even sporting events can be more beneficial in the future because they can provide you with easier acceptance to college as well as large scholarships. Minimum wage jobs may provide you with job experience and money, but they do not truly prepare you for the real world whereas clubs will allow you to gain a better understanding of what you want to do in the future....   [tags: planner, procrastination, homework] 798 words
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Factors Affecting Occupational Stress - ... These stressors have been demonstrated to be interfaced to various mental and physical manifestations. As expressed prior, occupational stress could be activate by any different boosts that a distinctive acknowledges a danger to his adapting systems or assets. This apparent danger can absolutely prepare too numerous sorts of response: trepidation, exhaustion, agony, or even triumph (when anxiety is seen as a risk holding a test inside). Causes There are many causes of occupational stress. It could be business readjustment, change in financial status, change to different work, change in job responsibilities, or problems with the boss....   [tags: personality, jobs, change] 805 words
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The Effects of Stress in the Workplace - Today the world is at fast pace and people are having a lot of pressures and demands at workplace. A person who suffers from pressures or stresses in other words, their normal psychological and physiological well-being also gets affected. Stress is a body’s process of responding to a task [1]. Stress typically defines a negative condition or a positive condition that can have an influence on a person’s mental and physical well-being [1]. Stress is defined in various forms pressure from the environment, then as pressure within the person; also interaction between the situation and the individual....   [tags: management, threat, communication] 832 words
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Boeing´s Program to Reduce Stress - ... Research Question: Is there an improvement in stress reduction and better work performance with the use of stress therapy (aromatherapy) with both management and employee’s with more time used. Pretest results before study: Group one manager’s scores pretest: 7, 7, 8, 6, 5, 9, 10, 6, 8, 9, 10, 6, 6, and 8 Group two employee scores pretest: 6, 7, 7, 5, 7, 5, 8, 9, 10, 7, 8, 9, 10, 7, and 6 Group A total (M) 7.6667, (SD) 1.6762, n = 15 Group B total (M) 54.4667, (SD) 181.356, n = 15 Independent t-Test results pretest t-statistic assumptions: Ha1: μ1hr_A ≠ μ4hr_A -0.9994, df= 28, critical value= 2.0484....   [tags: aromatherapy, study, managers, employees]
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Stress, a Really Serious Problem - In today’s society, life is fraught of troubles, deadlines, frustrations and demands. In the lives of many people, stress is so prevalent that it has become a way of life. According to many doctors and researchers stress refers to the response people have when facing circumstances that force them to act, change, or adjust in some way to maintain their footing, or to keep things balanced. Today, there are many important contributors to stress (called stressors) and the effects they cause to the human body and mind....   [tags: FInance, Work, Relationships]
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Too Much Stress in Today's Children - ... Another, cause of stress parents and the people around them. Parents can cause stress from being worried and so concerned for school. They can also stress them by proxy. By this I mean that if a parent is over stressed then it can rub off on to the kids like a bad cold. People in general can cause stress on kids from pressure and simple things. One way people cause stress is giving a kid a job that they work hard to do and then taking it away because they make a mistake. You may not think this is stressful to a kid, but the kids keep wondering how they did something so bad that make you take the job away....   [tags: psycology, behavior analysis]
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The Stress and Reward of Returning to School - When I decided to return to school after a fourteen year break, a lot of stressors became apparent in my life. The first known stressor that affected the added task of returning to school was work. Being that I tend to be very busy at the work place and sometime bring work home with me, it took a toll on me rather fast. The second stressor was trying to take care of the household. Trying to find time in-between cooking, cleaning, washing, and school assignments had me running around like a “chicken without a head”....   [tags: Personal Experience] 874 words
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What is Stress? - Final Action Plan Author Affiliation   Stress is a body's method of reacting to a challenge. According to the stressful event, the body's way to respond to stress is by sympathetic nervous system activation which results in the fight-or-flight response. In humans, stress typically describes a negative condition or a positive condition that can have an impact on a person's mental and physical well-being. Physiological or biological stress is an organism's response to a stressor such as an environmental condition or a stimulus....   [tags: Body Method, Challenge, Reaction]
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Managing Conflict and Stress - Managing conflict and stress effectively is an essential skill for a supervisor (Rue & Byars, 2010). Improperly handled events or situations that have been ignored will negatively impact the work area in the form of reduced productivity, loss of morale, and could potentially lead to workplace violence (Rue & Byars, 2010). The supervisor needs basic knowledge of the signs and symptoms of conflict and stress (Rue & Byars, 2010). Recognizing warning signs allows the supervisor to proactively take steps to reduce conflict (Babatunde, 2013)....   [tags: Stress, conflict, EAP]
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Educators' Self-Efficacy: Teaching Anxiety Workload and Classroom Stress - This research is conducted with the aim to examine and evaluate the connections among teachers’ years of experience, educator characteristics (gender and teaching level), three areas of self- efficacy (instructional strategies, classroom association, and student engagement), two kinds of job stress (workload and classroom stress), and job satisfaction. The members were 1,430 employing teachers including 69% women and 31% men from western Canada. 20% were teachers working in elementary schools (K-G6), 6% junior elevated schools (Grade 7-9), high school 9% (Grades 10-12), elementary-junior elevated school (13%, Grade K-9) and junior-high-senior elevated schools (12% Grade 7-12)....   [tags: school levels, grade levels, satisfaction]
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