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What organizations can do about employee stress

September 30, 2016
| United States

Tom Davenport, MBA, Master of Journalism and Jeff Levin-Scherz, MD MBA

Many company executives are aware of the prevalence and impact of stress at work. It’s rated as a top health and productivity threat worldwide. Far fewer, however, have developed and executed a comprehensive strategy to respond to stress and reduce its physical, psychological, emotional and financial impact. This article will suggest how organizations can take steps down that path.

Three responses to workplace stress

Three responses to workplace stress

In this Perspectives, Willis Towers Watson consultants Tom Davenport and Jeff Levin-Scherz examine:

  • Individual responses to stress
  • How managers can influence the workplace environment to mitigate stress
  • The organization’s role in responding to stress