Identify at least three possible beneficial effects and three negative psychological and physical effects of stress.
Begin by reviewing the following:
American Psychological Association (2011). Work, Stress and Health Office. Retrieved July 1, 2012 from http://www.apa.org/pi/work/index.aspx
CDC (nd). NIOSH Publication 99-101. STRESS ¦ at work. Retrieved July 1, 2012 from http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/99-101/
CDC (2010). Workplace Health Promotion. Retrieved July 1, 2012 from http://www.cdc.gov/workplacehealthpromotion/
Markiewicz, D. (2010). Time to manage psychosocial hazards: Don’t be scared by mental health stigmas. ISHN, 44(10), 30,32. Retrieved July 1, 2012 from Proquest.
Imagine you are the Director of Health Promotion and Wellness at Fallman Corporation. The company is experiencing cost-cutting concerns. Write a 2-3 page letter to your Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer in which you try to persuade them providing funding for a stress management program for employees will produce significant long-term savings for the company.
Use information from the above link as well as any good quality resource you can find. Please cite all sources and provide a reference list at the end of your paper.
The following items will be assessed in particular:
1) Describe the complex relationship between stress and physical health. Relate this to economic consequences for employers such as Fallman Corporation.
2) Identify at least three possible positive effects and three negative psychological and physical effects of stress. How do these affect employees in the workplace?
3) Provide at least 1 example of an actual workplace health promotion program. Provide a brief overview of the program, with reference(s).