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    Employers’ stress cures misguided

    Despite growing awareness of workplace stress, evidence suggests that employers are still getting the solutions wrong. Family doctors are at risk of being stressed to the point of becoming a dying breed, because they are...

    Employment and Health: Psychological Stress in the Workplace

    Author Jennie Grimshaw Publisher The British Library Price £38 ISBN 0 7123 0847 4 Work-related stress is a topical subject. Only one-sixth of the 16,600 managers who replied to a survey carried out in 1999 by Management...

    Stress factors

    An issue that stress consultants often overlook is that stress comes in two forms. Positive stress results from a well-managed workplace and can be harnessed to enhance performance, while negative stress – which causes...

    Rooting out stress

    Rob Briner’s article on stress management (“Against the grain”, 30 September) contained a great deal of common sense. The term “stress” is used to cover a wide range of pressures and symptoms...

    Understanding Stress

    Developer Synergy Training (01825 830221) Price from £900 for a 10-user licence Produced in conjunction with a French publisher, this bilingual, interactive CD-Rom explores the causes and effects of workplace stress...

    HSE tackles workplace stress

    Employers could be forced to reduce working hours, take on more people to relieve work-loads and improve working conditions in order to reduce levels of stress. New guidance issued by the Health and Safety Executive warns...

    Rising stress creates hazards (in brief)

    Stress is an increasingly dangerous workplace hazard and should be covered by a Health and Safety Commission code of practice, according to the TUC. Its survey of nearly 6,000 union health and safety representatives found...

    Creating a Stress-Free Office

    Authors Simon Priest and Jim Welch Publisher Gower (01235 827730) Price £18.99 ISBN 0 566 07973 9 The latest in Gower’s Management Workbook series, this volume is based on the premise that workplace stress is...