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The occupational stress and risk of it among the employees

Mohajan, Haradhan (2012): The occupational stress and risk of it among the employees. Published in: International Journal of Mainstream Social Science , Vol. 2, No. 2 (31 December 2012): pp. 17-34.


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This paper is about occupational stress and management of this type of stress. Recently occupational stress is increasing due to globalization and global economic crisis which is affecting almost all countries, all professions and all categories of workers, as well as families and societies. Many organizations want to reduce and prevent the employee stress because they observe that it is a major drain on corporate productivity. Nobody is free from stress and it is not harmful always. In small quantities, stress is good; it can motivate us and help us to become more productive, but too much stress or a strong response to stress can be harmful. In this paper all experiences of jobs are discussed which affects human minds and bodies. The paper also discusses the risk management at workplace, prevention of stress and tips to stress management.

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