Replying to LO28367 --
Replying to LO28356
Thank you for your contribution. You have cited some interesting facts.
Through my research, I came across a study that 1 in 3 Australians in the
workforce are suffering from a mental condition of some description. I
wonder how much of that could be attributed to Stress related factors?
Alan Cotterell wrote:
> WORKPLACE STRESS -- A MEASURE OF INEFFICIENCY ?
> A manager who experiences a lot of sickies^Ò (lost time stress related
> absences) amongst the employees he/she supervises, is probably
> ineffective, and incompetent. The stress aspect of work can be greatly
> exacerbated when managers are disorganised, or manipulative and
> hypocritical in their dealings with people around them.
> Research by Professor Michael Marmot (1) on health inequalities amongst
> British public servants, found that the most highly stressed employees,
> and those that suffered the most incidence of stress related illness
> (heart disease and mental illness), were those with the least control over
> their work situation.
Glebe Stcherbina <email@example.com>
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