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Employee stress management techniques 2

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

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