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    • “ Stress is an adaptive response to an external situation that results in physical, psychological and or behavioural deviation for organizational participation”
  • 3. Classification of stress
    • Stress has been classified into four categories, they are:
    • Eustress: Positive stress- stress due to positive events like functions.,
    • Distress: negative stress- Stress due to negative events
    • Hyper stress: Stress due to overload- too much of work too many deadlines
    • Hypo stress: Stress due to underload- monotonous or boring work/tasks.
  • 4. Too much of workload, too much of dead line.
  • 5. Stress
    • BOSS: Burn out stress syndrome
    • Due to constant stress the individual begin to feel emotionally or physically exhausted.
  • 6. Contd….
    • ROSS: Rust out stress syndrome.
    • Likely to occur when environmental demands are far below the person’s capabilities. Depression crops up.
  • 7. Stress and job performance level
  • 8. Stress
    • If there is more stress, employees will move from one company to another.
  • 9. Symptoms of stress
    • Physiological
    • symptoms
    • Psychological
    • symptoms
    • Behavioral
    • symptoms
  • 10. Tips for managers- Stress management strategies at work.
    • Developing empathy
    • Installing booths for anonymous complaints and feedbacks
    • Providing healthy food in the canteen
  • 11. Contd….
    • Monthly one to one interactions
    • Offering small incentives in terms of money and paid leaves
    • Addressing performance fear among employees
    • Helping employees manage time effectively
    • Praising employees for performance
    • Giving employees assurance that they will not be laid off
  • 12. Contd…
    • Stress relieving toys and activities in the office
    • Improving interiors
    • Placing plants at the office cubicles
    • Ensuring a less noisy environment in the office
  • 13. Contd…
    • Ensuring clean washrooms and pantries
    • Delegating work efficiently
    • Not forcing the employees to attend extra-curricular activities.
    • Encouraging employees to add a personal touch to their cubicles.
  • 14. 10 best ways in which HR manager can help in reducing employee stress.
    • Allow employees to talk freely with one another
    • Reduce personal conflicts on the job.
    • Give employees adequate control over how they do their work
    • Ensure that staffing and expense budgets are adequate
    • Talk openly with employees
    • Support employees' efforts
  • 15. Contd…
    • Provide competitive personal leave and vacation benefits
    • Maintain current level of employee benefits
    • Reduce the amount of red tape for employees
    • Recognize and reward employees for their accomplishments and contributions.
  • 16. Some of the ways to reduce stress from the part of individual
    • Meditation
    • Pranayama(hypertension control)
    • Yoga
    • Ayurveda- a form of herbal drug given to stimulate the human organs.
    • Music & ragas.
  • 17. Some of the ways to reduce stress from the part of organization:
    • Redesign the job to eliminate the stress
    • Change in deadline pressure and workloads
    • Make more flexible hours and work schedule
    • Improvement in the physical work environment
    • Team building
    • Diagnose physical problem-treatment-prevention process
    • Physical fitness or wellness programs.
  • 18. “ THANK UUUU”