A certain amount of
is good for us as it can encouragechange and activity. But if we are under too much stress ourability to function effectively suffers.When working in a team environment our stress is relayed tothe rest of the team resulting in a decline of team performancemaking
an imperative goal. For some apotential stressful situation leads to the effect of "riding on thecrest of a wave" because it generates a certain chemicalreaction in the body that gives exhilaration. For others, thesame circumstances lead to different chemical reactions, whichresult in loss of performance.What is needed is environmental and self-regulation. Therefore
is a partnership between the employeeand the employer.Isolation is a common side effect of working under tremendousstress. For many service practitioners, the clients that theyserve do not always readily welcome them. A prime examplewould be policemen who are shunned often by the public. Overtime, a feeling of isolation and rejection would envelop theperson. The natural thing to do would be to withdraw fromothers who do not understand their plight, resulting in profoundhuman loneliness. There are much other short term,psychological effects of stress that can be readily seen or felt.
Stress at workplace
Feeling stress in the work place is a very common issue inmany organizations, both large and small. For workers, theresult of such stress is reduced job satisfaction. In extremecases this can degenerate further into physical andpsychological symptoms such as muscular aches and pains,