Managing Personal Stress
For the person leading major change efforts in an organization, the issue of stress rises in two ways. One is the stress on everyone involved in the change. Part of the message of this book is that effective change leadership should keep the organizational stressors at reasonable levels whenever possible. However, a more selfish concern for all of us as we lead those changes is the impact of the related stress upon ourselves. We are in a very high stress producing profession with tremendous demands placed upon us. Often we feel that we are not given the power, authority, and other resources necessary to carry out these demands. The end result is that we can feel that we are under tremendous pressure, which creates stress and can produce untimely burnout.
KeywordsRelaxation Response Organizational Aspect Change Leader Phrase Pair Personal Stress
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