While some workplace stress is normal, excessive stress can interfere with employee productivity and impact physical and emotional health. This way, staff ability to deal with stress can make the difference between organization success or failure. This week we are inviting you to discover new things about work stress that can generate burnout and set up the most appropriate strategic plan to avoid and cope with such phenomena at the personal and organizational level.
Task 1: Explore the info graphics from the list below and post 3 interesting facts you learned about work burnout.
Watch the video and tell us what these numbers refer to:
Task 2: EXPLORE THE RESOURCES POSTED BELOW AND ANSWER THREE QUESTIONS :
· What is occupational stress?
· What are the factors leading to occupational stress?
· What are occupational stress consequences?
Occupational Stress Fact Sheets
Effects of stress
Long term Effects of Stress on Your Body
Task 3: HOW STRESSED ARE YOU?
- Watch the movie posted below - have you ever felt that way?
Task 4: HOW TO DEAL WITH WORK RELATED STRESS?
Explore the resources posted below and put together 3 best solutions to fight burnout. Refer to the specifics of your job workload (Are you a teacher or program staff? How can a teacher or a program staff handle pressure when there are too many groups to teach or too many deadlines to meet?) . Imagine you are a manager - what would you recmmend to the employees who complain about being exhaisted