Assessing the Workplace

The structure of an organization and its day-to-day workplace conditions can have a major effect on stress levels. Take a long hard look at both these areas to help identify what is putting you or your colleagues under stress, then work out the best solutions.

Knowing your company

Do you agree with the way your company does business? Do you feel comfortable with its policies, structure, and hierarchy? If the answer to any of these questions is “no”, you are in a stress-creating situation. It may seem that the easiest thing to do is just to leave an organization if you dislike its structure, but such a radical move is in itself very stressful. It is better to familiarize yourself with all the information you can about ...

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