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Stress Management Programs: Describe the benefits

Textbook: Organizational Behavior, 4th Edition. Emerging Realities for the Workplace Revolution. By: Steven L. McShane and Mary Ann Von Glinow

Head-office employees at Acme Widgets have had heavy workloads over the past year, due mainly to downsizing and increased demand for widgets. Acme's CEO wants to introduce a stress management program that would control the consequences of this stress. Describe three types of stress management programs that would help employees to cope more effectively with the physiological and/or psychological consequences of stress. Your answer should also briefly state the specific benefits that each type of program provides.

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One type of stress management program that will be helpful in this circumstance would be to add exercise equipment in one of the available spaces at the facility, that would allow employees to work out cost free during their lunch breaks, before work, after work, and or during their off time. An exercise-based stress management program will help these ...