Pressure is a part of everyday life.
Managing stress however requires skill and understanding
When the pressure is a source of stimulation and creativity
this can be a positive experience. If it becomes a source of worry or tension
however, then it will be a negative experience. If people experience an inappropriate
amount of negative pressures over a period of time they will become stressed.
Learning how to manage stress is a crucial skill for all managers and
Stress at work
Stress can be
caused through relationships and the environment at work. Managing stress at work is now
recognised as one of the major challenges in todayís work place. The Health
and Safety Executive confirm that as many as one in five people are suffering
high levels of work-related stress.
Stress can, amongst other things, lead to poor staff
performance and lower productivity, higher sickness absence and staff turnover
and a breakdown in co-operation and effective working relationships. Currently
trades unions are actively supporting hundreds of cases through the courts.
organisation cannot remove all sources of stress it can begin managing any
issues by adopting some important principles and
implementing some practical solutions that will help all the employees to work in a
Managing stress at work
At JamBerry we can help you to manage
stress in your organisation. We offer a range of practical interventions that
will help you achieve a culture in your organisation that embraces the work-life
Stress Audits and Surveys - We can
help you to assess the current causes of stress, problem areas and who might be
- We can
advise on the development of a stress policy tailored to your organisationís
Implementing a Stress Policy
- We can identify ways to help you implement the changes, identified in the
stress policy, to achieve successful work-life balance.
Stress Management Training -
We can provide a range of stress management training programmes. These include:
management seminars to seek support for corporate policy that encourages a
people-centred style and facilitates a balanced work-life culture.
workshops for managers to help them to implement initiatives that will
achieve a better work-life balance.
awareness training for staff to increase their awareness of stress
management and their responsibilities under health and safety legislation.
your business needs
If you would like to find out about
managing stress in your organisation , please give us a call on 0800 840
2418 or e-mail us on