Tinder Consulting: Stress


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Tinder Consulting: Stress

  1. 1. Stressed? Spark change Turn up the volume on speakers for narration
  2. 2. How big is the problem for UK employers? <ul><ul><li>In 2011 nearly two-fifths of UK employers overall (50% in the public sector) report that stress-related absence has increased over the past year 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work-related stress caused workers in Great Britain to lose 10.8 million working days in 2010/11. On average each person suffering from this condition took 27 days off work 2 </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What is stress? <ul><li>The HSE definition of work place stress is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;The adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on them at work.&quot; 3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stress is not an illness – it is a state. However, if stress becomes too excessive and prolonged, mental and physical illness may develop. 3 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What causes stress? <ul><li>The top causes of stress at work are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>workloads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>management style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>non-work factors such as relationships and family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>relationships at work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>considerable organisational change or restructuring 1 </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What are the symptoms of stress? <ul><ul><li>how your body may react: breathlessness, headaches, high blood pressure, constant tiredness, restlessness, sleeping problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>how you may feel: aggressive, irritable, depressed, fearing failure, dreading the future, a loss of interest in others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>how you may behave: difficulty making decisions, avoiding difficult situations, difficulty concentrating, denying there's a problem 4 </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Why tackle stress at work? <ul><ul><li>quality of working life: employees feel happier at work and perform better </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>management of change: introducing a new pay system or new patterns of work are easier when ‘stress’ is managed effectively </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>employment relations: problems can be resolved at work rather than at an employment tribunal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>attendance and sickness: attendance levels go up and sickness absence goes down 5 </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Who can support you and your organisation? <ul><li>TINDER consulting a re experts in training, coaching and counselling leaders, teams and employees to manage stress and deal with the impact of change, through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Transforming organisational culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivation and team building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training skills gaps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance coaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual therapy </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. TINDER Consulting   - supporting you through rapid change   www.tinderconsulting.com
  9. 9. References <ul><ul><li>CIPD (2011) Absence Management survey. http://www.cipd.co.uk/binaries/5632%20Annual%20AbMan%20SR%20(WEB).pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HSE (2011) Stress and Psychological Disorders. http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/causdis/stress/stress.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HSE (Accessed 08/02/2012) Guidance: Stress. http://www.hse.gov.uk/stress/furtheradvice/whatisstress.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mind (Revised 2009) Mind guide to managing stress. http://www.mind.org.uk/help/medical_and_alternative_care/mind_guide_to_managing_stress#overcome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ACAS (2004) Stress at work. http://www.acas.org.uk/media/pdf/l/m/B18_1.pdf </li></ul></ul>
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