Today, the workplace demands a lot. While the rewards may be higher, there is the stress too. An inability to relax or take a break can result in burnout. Not everyone experiences stress as severely as the clinic's patients, but many people are suffering from stress without even realizing it. However, occupational stress has become an important for harmful psychological and physiological effect on employees as stress is the major cause of employee turnover and absenteeism. Many employers around the globe may feel that a stress audit is a waste of time or money, but in fact the opposite is the case. Stress costs European employers up to 10% of Gross National Product (GNP) in terms of lost productivity and insurance claims. The study finds that almost half of the junior and senior level bank employees are experiencing moderate level of occupational stress. The study recommends that moderate level stress is helpful to increase employees' productivity and a culture of openness and understanding, rather than of criticism, is essential.
|Author||Mohammad Tazul Islam|
|Publisher||LAP Lambert Academic Publishing|
|Rating||4/5 (52 users)|