DK Essential Managers: Reducing Stress

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Penguin, Apr 26, 1999 - Business & Economics - 72 pages
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Learn all you need to know about coping with stress in the workplace, from identifying the causes and symptoms of stress to monitoring your response to pressure and implementing coping strategies. Reducing Stress shows how to reorganize your work practices and think positively, plus it also provides practical techniques to use when dealing with potential problem areas. Power tips help you to handle real-life situations and develop first-class stress-management skills that will dramatically improve your ability to deal with pressure. The Essential Manager have sold more than 1.9 million copies worldwide! Experienced and novice managers alike can benefit from these guides. The topics are relevant to every work environment, from large corporations to small businesses. Concise treatmentsof dozens of business techniques, skills, methods, and problems are presented with hundreds of photos, charts, and diagrams. It is the most exciting and accessible approach to business and self-improvement available.
Learn to minimize your stress level -- both at the office and at home -- to maximize your productivity and happiness.

 

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Contents

Introduction
Understanding Stress
What is Stress?
Defining Stress at Work
Recognizing Symptoms
Measuring Stress
How Stressed Are You?
Analyzing the Causes of Stress
Devising a Strategy
Taking Positive Action
Reclaiming Your Desk
Studying Work Patterns
Managing Time
Communicating Well
Gaining Inner Balance
Making Time to Relax

Changing Societies
Changing Organizations
Changing Practices
Analyzing Jobs
Assessing Relationships
Assessing the Workplace
Coping with Daily Life
Dealing with Stress at Work
Identifying Attitudes
Seeing Stress in Others
Analyzing Personality
Helping Others
Taking Action at Home
Taking Time Off
Learning to Relax
Developing Interests
Improving Diet
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