Publisher: University of Calabar

Perspectives On Stress and Its Management For Individual Well-Being and Organisational Productivity

Ali S. Yusufu Bagaji, Ph.d, Erasmus Okhidemeh
KEYWORDS: Stress, Stressor, Karoshi, Management, Organisation, Productivity, Well-being, Work Environment

ABSTRACT:

All organisations are established with the aim of achieving certain goals and objectives. For these goals and objectives to be achieved, workers are employed and charged with responsibilities geared towards the achievement of goals. For organisations to be effective and efficient, the goals and objectives must be achieved within a stipulated time frame, and this brings about target for every department as well as the individual employees in the organisations. This is to keep them in their feet to be up and doing and to contribute their best in assisting the organisation to achieve its goals and objectives but this sometimes mount pressure on the employees and there by resulting to stress, when the pressure persists for too long for the individual to bear. The behaviour and the activities of the employees at the work-place can make or mar the performance of the organisation. In essence, the general health status of an individual in the organisation can be adversely affected by stress and this can in turn affect the performance of the worker towards the actualization of the organisational goals. It is in This View that this article explores stress and it’s Management for Individual well-being and Organisational productivity.

All organisations are established with the aim of achieving certain goals and objectives. For these
goals and objectives to be achieved, workers are employed and charged with responsibilities geared
towards the achievement of goals. For organisations to be effective and efficient, the goals and
objectives must be achieved within a stipulated time frame, and this brings about target for every
department as well as the individual employees in the organisations. This is to keep them in their feet
to be up and doing and to contribute their best in assisting the organisation to achieve its goals and
objectives but this sometimes mount pressure on the employees and there by resulting to stress, when
the pressure persists for too long for the individual to bear. The behaviour and the activities of the
employees at the work-place can make or mar the performance of the organisation. In essence, the
general health status of an individual in the organisation can be adversely affected by stress and this
can in turn affect the performance of the worker towards the actualization of the organisational goals.
It is in This View that this article explores stress and it’s Management for Individual well-being and
Organisational productivity.


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