Associate Level Material
Stress and Illness in the Workplace Matrix
Use the following table to describe the relationship between stress and health in the workplace and to identify ways to reduce stress in the workplace. If you use additional sources, include citations consistent with APA guidelines.
|What is the relationship between stress and health in the workplace? |If a person is unhappy at their job it can cause undue stress on the employee and their job will suffer. A |
| |person can get headaches, high blood pressure and nervous disorders. |
|Identify a situation in which you experienced stress in the workplace or provide a |When my employer was rude to our customers and late all the time. When this happened I would be extra nice |
|fictional example. |to our clients and apologize for their poor behavior and when I was alone with the client I would pay |
| |special attention to their needs. |
|List ways to reduce stress in the workplace from the situation or example you |Did not book clients back to back, prepared a new client for the rude behavior so there were no unexpected |
|provided. |problems. Made sure the room was the way the employer wanted it to be so there was no stress there. I wrote|
| |a paper on the good and bad bosses and it helped me to identify the problem and try to elevate the problem |
| |before it happened....