Government has taken steps to protect the human rights and reduce their workplace stress but certain improvisation are still needed to mend the work place stress.
By Arwa Saifuddin and Nasreen Poonja*
Workplace stress is the harmful physical and emotional responses that can happen when there is a conflict between job demands on the employee and the amount of control an employee has over meeting these demands.
The qualitative and quantitive data have been collected from secondary sources which are research articles dated from 2017 to 2019.
Result and Conclusion:
Social, personal, environmental, financial, and health are the factors that when imbalanced influence directly to induce stress which tends to effect behavior.
Due to stress people are unable to concentrate which effects performance that makes attainment of perfection in work difficult. Stress has an impact on cognition, behaviour and emotion of major population which impairs growth in economy.
Stress that could provide linkages to health have been identified, such as increases in smoking, substance use, accidents, sleep problems, and eating disorders.
Populations that live in more stressful environments (communities with higher divorce rates, business failures, natural disasters, etc.). Smoke more heavily and experience higher mortality rate. Government has taken steps to protect the human rights and reduce their workplace stress but certain improvisation are still needed to mend the work place stress.
- Government should made policies for work place environment which could help in managing workplace stress.
- In institutions psychologist must be hired so people can seek helped and manage stress.
- People should be given work according to their capacities and must be given some recreation over time.
- Providing breaks and nap-times for employees.
- increasing employee participation in decision making and work planning.
- Increasing time and resources for completing specific job tasks.
- Matching job description with employee skills and qualifications.
- Providing medical care and employee assistance programs to affected workers.
- Return-to-work plans including modification and redesign of work.
- Training and education of employees.
Presented by the authors to Ms. Urooj Aijaz, Faculty Department of H&SS; Bahria University Karachi for Macroeconomics course.