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High-stress companies need to invest in employee mental health

Available Online https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/327136
Publication Date February 18, 2019
Author Brian Fielkow
Source Entrepreneur
Source Type Magazine

This article discusses tactics leaders can use to manage anxiety in high-stress environments. These techniques include maintaining emotional distance and creating a calm atmosphere, ensuring that candidates are vetted for traits and ability to handle high-stress situations, giving employees space to independently manage stress as well as providing access to formal resources, addressing the problem rather than providing monetary compensation for troubles, and creating rules of operation that provide protective boundaries for employees. The article concludes that individuals who develop a plan to manage stress on the job will be able to thrive in challenging work situations.

Keywords Stress-management, anxiety, high-stress jobs, crisis management, leadership, health and wellbeing

Fielkow, B. (2019, February 18). High-stress companies need to invest in employee mental health. Jetco Delivery. Retrieved from https://www.entrepreneur.com/

"As a result of our focus on creating a good working environment, ARUP has enjoyed high morale and productivity, low turnover and absenteeism, enhanced recruitment and retention, and positive customer relations."

Carl R. Kjeldsberg, M.D.
CEO and Chairmain of the Board
ARUP Laboratories, Past Winner, Utah