Approach to Stress Management
Ms. Alpana Sharma
Specialization - Human Resource
Pondicherry Universtiy(Distance Education)
Stress related with mental status is a pendulum oscillating the ranges one end of which represents theminimum and the other end the maximum. It implies that the stress is a state not to be attained onceand for all but ever to be renewed in situation. Stress is a subject, which needs to be managed.
Concept of stress management
The term stress and management are related to each other management in compasses a wide varietyof activities to achieve a goal. The concept of stress is taken from natural science it is a force whichacts on body to produce strain an psychology stress is some interaction between him/her withenvironment. An individual is exposed to various stressful conditions all the time Stress is a subject,which need to be managed The concept of "stress" be emphasized in its dynamic, rather than staticcontract. The environment of the individual is continuously changing and he has therefore to under goa continuous process of adjustment so as to remove stress. Stress in an adaptive response to asituation that challenging or retaining to the person.Stress management define is more detail by Ivan Cevich and Mattesy as, "and adaptive responsemotivated by individual difference and / are Psychological process that is consequence of any external(environmental) action situation or event that places excessive psychological and / or physical demandon a person.A most widely definition of the term stress is one given by selye as "An adoptive to the externalsituation that result in physical, psychological and for behavioral deviation for organizationalpastiapents "
Evolution of Stress management
The origin of the word stress is not exactly known however it is derived from the Latin word" Stringere"which is means hardship, adversity. This stress was much popular during seventeen century confined tohardship, later in eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to denote force, pressure, strain or strong effortin relation to an object or person. The level of stress is of paramount important to the individual as wellas society as whole. The stress has vital links with diverse aspect such as absenteeism rate, moraleproductivity, intelligence etc.In the complex and modern era stress is concerned with legitimacy for the people of all walks of life.India is developing country and there is competition everywhere so stresses become as importantaspect in Indian corporate world for both employee and employer. Individual and group of the peoplehave different views about stress such as the businessman views stress an foundation or emotional