Discuss why has stress emerged as a major issue for organizations?
Stress refers to the unwanted pressure in daily life of a service holder. It is becoming a common issue which leads to several diseases in human life. Stress is well recognized to everyone and is aware regarding the various negative impact of stress in everyday’s life. Thus, stress refers to the complex phenomenon which led the life to suffer miserable at a point of time. Although various strategies are implemented within the organization in order to reduce the stress and helps the employees to get motivated within the workplace. The stress management helps the company to increase the rate of profitability and also helps the employee to gain satisfaction towards the work pressure in the business (Lewis et al. 2012). The stress may sometimes also lead the employee to suffer from depression and thus lowers the sales rate of the employee as well. The stress also affects the potentiality of the employee which affects the quality of the performance and thus led the business to suffer a setback in terms of productivity in the market. In the competitive business scenario many companies specially the IT’s suffer from stress related issues which occur due to long working hours and maximum pressure of completion of task within short span of time.
iiNet Ltd also suffer from various stress related issues which led the employee to decrease the quality of productivity within the workplace (Grawitch et al. 2012). The stress within the workplace also leads the company to suffer from low quality of productivity and profitability in the market. The Stress management thus might help the company to improve the potential of the employees and thus help the business to increase the profit sales within the workplace as a whole.
Stress is regarded as the common phenomenon within the workplace which lowers the rate of potentiality of the employee as a whole. The stress also leads the employee of iiNet Ltd to suffer from various diseases as well which affect the satisfaction level of the employee towards the organization (Quick et al. 2012). Work related stress is considered to be usual problem towards the modern life style which affects the skills of the individual as well within the workplace. The consequences of stress also led the employee to loss the self-confidence which further led the business to lose the quality of productivity within the business. The several stress factors also led the employees to lowers the loyalty towards the business which led the corporate to increase the attrition rate of the employee within the workplace (Matteson and Ivancevich 2012). The stress factors also get influenced though several external factors which affect the workplace and led the employee to suffer from depression as well. The nature of the stress is also divided into two factors which like physical symptoms and behavioral symptoms.
The physical symptoms lead the employee to suffer from headache, tiredness, nausea, muscle tension and changing sleeping hours. Thus, it affects the health of the individual. The behavioral symptoms also lead the individual to suffer from anxiety, inability in decision making, aggression, losing concentration and isolation which further affects the health and mental condition of the employee and thus lead the business to suffer quality of productivity within the corporate as well. The various symptoms of stress thus lead the employee to suffer from challenges and also lead the employee to suffer illness and health issue in the long-run (Sawatzky et al. 2012). The employee with stress factors also lowers the potentiality of the work and gets less motivated within the workplace as a whole.
Various businesses corporate like iiNet Ltd thus implements effective stress management strategy that helps the company to identify the issues of the employee and help the employee to overcome challenges as well. The effective strategy also helps the business to increase the rate of potentiality of the employee which further helps the company to gain productivity as a whole. The stress management also helps the employee to increase the confidence level of the individual which further add the value of the company in the international market (Houghton et al. 2012).
Factors contributing to its increasing prominence:
The stress factor is influenced through several external factors which led the company to suffer from health issues. In today’s modern world the company is suffering from stress to a large extent (Gerber et al. 2012). Stress is a common term which is faced and used by every individual within the workplace and thus stands as a challenging constraint for the employee to sustain in the business. Stress actually refers towards the perception of the employee towards the work environment. Stress refers to the various characteristics of an individual within the workplace which can be classified as Loudness, Length, Pitch and Accent.
The loudness of the stress factor leads the employee to suffer a health issue and thus further led the employee to suffer a muscle tension (Powell and Enright 2012). This also lowers the rate of potentiality of the employee within the workplace and thus led the business to face challenges in the competitive market as well. iiNet Ltd suffers from stress in terms of loudness which means the sound that refers or can be considered to produce a stress energy within the workplace. The loudness refers to the negative impact towards the employee which led the employee towards stress (Taylor 2012).
The Length of the stress deals with the affect of the various stress factors that led the individual to suffer a mental illness within the workplace as a whole. The length thus refers to the production of the stressful sound which leads the employee to suffer from stress and thus led towards the depression status of the employee within the workplace as well (Sherman et al. 2012).
The pitch refers to the rate of vibration of the stress factor that leads the employee to suffer a stress issue and lowers the rate of productivity of the employee within the business as a whole (Bratton and Gold 2012). The pitch within the workplace also refers to the vibration of the vocal sound that considers being stressful towards the employees as a whole. The pitch thus refers to stressful sound of the workplace that is referred to the employees within the business as a whole.
The accent is used at times at the place of stress which has its limitations towards the prominences in the market. Thus, it leads the employee towards mental illness and leads the corporate towards employee turnover as a whole within the workplace. The accent also can be classified to two different types of stress. The Word- stress that refers to the implication of a word that refers to be stressful towards the employees and the Sentence Stress that also considered being stressful sentence within the workplace towards the employees as a whole.
Challenges for people management:
The business need to face several challenges regarding managing people within the workplace. The business thus implements effective strategy towards managing people and thus helps in the development of the business as a whole. The corporate need to face various challenges in order to manage people which include:
- Short time span – The management fails to manage people within short span of time and thus consequently fails towards responsibilities and management task. The management thus needs to implement effective strategy to manage the people within the workplace.
- Handling negative feedback – The business thus need to manage the negative feedback of the employee as well which helps the business to identify the issues and rectify accordingly (Jackson et al. 2012). This also helps the business to improve the potentiality and helps in development of the corporate as well.
- Resolving interpersonal conflict – The business need to resolve the interpersonal conflict within the workplace in order to manage large no. of people within the business. The interpersonal conflict also may sometimes lead to disputes which need to be resolved for further development.
- Employees with negative attitude – The management need to implement effective strategy which helps in managing negative attitude people within the workplace. This also helps the business to maintain positive work culture within the company and helps in the advancement of the business (Belbin 2012).
- Maintaining cordial relations with the employees – The effective management helps to develop cordial relation with the employees in order to avoid any dispute within the workplace and thus help in the development of the positive work culture. This also helps in motivating more loyal employees towards the business and helps in meeting the needs of the employees as well.
iiNet Ltd thus with effective implementation of the strategy helps to face the challenges in terms of managing people. This also helps the company to overcome the challenges and thus to retain loyal employees within the workplace within positive impact as a whole. The strategy also helps the business to manage people from remote locations and thus met the need of the employees as well.
Stress as a significant issue for organizations:
Stress is considered to be a serious issue for the business. Excessive work pressure leads to stress within the workplace and thus the employees suffers from various disease as well. The workforce also led to unnecessary long hours within the workplace. This led to excessive stress towards the employees within the business and thus affects the quality of the production of the employee (Zikmund et al. 2012). The modern and advanced technological world demands to be updated at every second which led to extra pressure for the employee as a whole. The business especially the IT sector thus suffer from stressed employee which provides to the negative impact to the overall work culture within the business as well. Stress in today’s modernized world has become a serious issue which also hampers the confidence of the employee and thus potentiality of the employee suffers a stake. iiNet Ltd thus implements effective stress management within the workplace which helps the company to improve the skills of the employees. The stress management also helps in improving the potentiality of the employee which adds value to the business in the market. This also helps the company towards the retention of the loyal employees and thus helps in improvement of the internal structure of the company as a whole. The company suffers from stress also due to several external factors that affect the productivity of the company. The competitors always stand as a constant challenge for the employee to remain updated which also led to constant stress within the corporate as well.
The stress within the business also can be considered through performance evaluation of the employee (Daft 2012). The performance of the employee always remains in the constant threat and thus the evaluation led the employee towards the stress within the workplace as a whole. The evaluation also helps the business to identify the issues of the employee and thus help the employee to rectify. This evaluation always stands as a constraint for the employee either to rectify and compete equally or to retain its position in the workplace. Thus, it also led the corporate to suffer from stress culture constantly and leads the employee to retain in the position of constant improvement.
Factors contributing to stress for organizations:
The stress is affected by the several factors within the business which also affects the productivity of the employee. The stress is thus affected by certain factors which hampers the work culture of the company and also affects the company profitability. The factors may include the constant threat which the employee needs to face daily to get updated in the workplace. The company iiNet Ltd also suffers from stress factors as the employee needs to remain in constant threat from its competitors to remain updated (Hendry and Pettigrew 2012). The challenge of improving constantly stands as a constraint for the employee which affects the quality of productivity. Thus, it leads to stress factor that the employee suffer from within the workplace.
The fear also stands as a constant challenge for the employee in order to retain its position in the business. The fear actually led the employee to suffer from imaginary outcome of the employee within the workplace which led to stress. The stress thus leads the business to suffer from stressed employee which further affects the productivity of the business. This led the business to lowers the rate of productivity and thus helps in sustaining stress within the workplace.
The uncertainty of the employee also led the employee to lose from prediction which further led to fear or thereat within the workplace (Alvesson and Willmott 2012). This also led the employee to suffer from uncertainty and led to stress within the business as a whole. The uncertainty thus led the workplace to suffer from stress factor and thus led the employee to suffer from stress as a whole.
The cognitive dissonance also led the workplace to suffer from stress. The employee suffers from dissonance when the individual fails to meet the commitments within the workplace. This led the employee to suffer from stress as the failure of responsibilities led the employee to suffer and creates a negative impact within the workplace as a whole.
Challenges for managers (and organizations) in dealing with stress:
The managers of the organizations implement effective strategy, to deal with the stress in the workplace. The managers within the organization need to implement effective stress strategy that helps in identifying issue in the workplace. This also helps in improving the quality of the productivity and thus helps in gaining employee satisfaction as well. The managers also need to maintain cordial relation with the employees which further help the employee to avoid dispute. The managers within the organization also helps the employee through encouraging and motivating more employees within the workplace which further helps in the advancement of the company in the market. The managers also need to improve the quality of the production and thus help the employee to increase sales rate (Snell et al. 2012). The strategy also helps the employee to train themselves from getting relaxed at the time of crisis as well which help them to feel free from imaginary fear or threat. This helps the employee to increase the rate of profitability and also helps in sustainability of the corporate in the market. Thus, the manager implements effective strategy to reduce stress and retain loyal employees.
The stress management led the business towards improving the skills of the employees within the workplace. The stress leads the employee to suffer from various disorders which also affect the health of the employee as a whole. The stress also leads the employee towards lowering the rate of productivity within the workplace. The stress factor thus gets influenced through various external factors which led the employee to constant threat and led to stress within the workplace. The stress also affects the profitability of the business as it hampers the quality of the [production of the employee as well. The effective stress management helps the company towards improving the skills and also rewarding employee potential as well. The stress management thus helps the business to provide mental peace to the employee, which further help in encouraging employee. This further helps the business in sustainability and also helps in increasing the sales rate in the competitive market.
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