The health and well- being of employees has become a huge priority in organisations (Harter, Schmidt, Keyes, 2002). An organisations ability to promote well- being while discouraging the factors hindering well- being increase the meaning and development of work in employees and therefore performance (Iaffaldano & Muchinsky, 1985; Judge, Harter et al., 2002). In the following essay, a comprehensive
The work culture unites the employees who are otherwise from different backgrounds, families and have varied attitudes and mentalities. The culture gives the employees a sense of unity in the workplace.. . The work culture promotes healthy relationships amongst the employees. No one treats work as a burden and molds himself, according to the
These factors combined make it appropriate to look at the possible relation between health and well-being among office employees in relation to office environments. Through study we know that the psychosocial work environment does have an impact on the health and well-being among employees. The connection between employee satisfaction and perception of the psychosocial work environment is also well established. When studying the possible influence by the physical environment on health and well-being job satisfaction should thereby be considered. There is study suggesting a relation between employee satisfaction and health and well-being.
Work is an important aspect of most people’s lives. They perform work in exchange for monetary rewards, for example a salary, and non monetary rewards, for example psychological fulfillment. The nature of work itself is described as “the actual content of the job or work characteristics” (Benrazavi & Silong, 2013, P. 129). As the work environment changes, with the internationalization of business, new technologies, and new organizational practices, so does the nature of work. Today, there is no doubt that happiness at the workplace is important to the employees but to the employers as well (Fisher, 2010).
However, this is not the case in many workplaces as individuals and their organizations face a growing problem of managing stress at work hampered by lack of understanding about the concept of work-life balance and how to use it as an effective tool; as a result stress at work is an increasingly common feature of modern life and has devastating impact on performance from different angles, so organization managers need to emphasize on work life policies and strategies so as to make their employees happy and satisfied by reducing stress if the organization need to be successful (Avey et al., 2009 as cited in Shahzad et.al., 2011). Inclusion of work-life balance as organizational policy becomes critical tool in managing stress and increases performance. This would ultimately help
They seek to resolve conflicts between clients ' interests and the broader society 's interests in a socially responsible manner consistent with the values, ethical principles, and ethical standards of the profession (National Association of Social Worker) (2018). Value: Importance of Human Relationships Ethical Principle: Social workers recognize the central importance of human relationships. Social workers understand that relationships between and among people are an important vehicle for change. Social workers engage people as partners in the helping process. Social workers seek to strengthen relationships among people in a purposeful effort to promote, restore, maintain, and enhance the well-being of individuals, families, social groups, organizations, and communities (National Association of Social Worker) (2018).
(SOURCE) Many employees in the society, such as teachers, social workers and sellers are facing stress at work by directly working with people. In some working environment, stress is normal in some quantity but in the other side, it affects your physical and emotional health. In addition, sometimes the ability to deal with it can be different;
Many authors are of the view that the physical layout of the workspace along with efficient management processes is playing a major role in boosting employees’ productivity and improving organizational performance (Uzee, 1999; Leaman and Bordass, 1993; Williams et al. 1985). An independent research firm has conducted a research on US workplace environment (Gensler, 2006) in which 89 percent of the respondents rated the design as very important and almost 90 percent of senior officials opined that effective workplace design is important for the increase in employees’ productivity. The study by American Society of Interior Designers (ASID, 1999) has revealed that the physical workplace design is one of the top three factors which affect
Relationship between Workplace Stress and Organizational Productivity in Competitive Environment – A case study of IT sector Abstract Stress is fast becoming a universal phenomenon in every field of life, especially life. IT industry has evolved in the last two decades in the phenomenal manner. There is a growing need to understand the impact of this change in work environment on the employees working in this industry. Method: A questionnaire based survey is being done on a sample size of 204 in Delhi NCR area in IT industry. Originality/Value: Dynamism in the IT industry has led to change in work environment and expectations and capabilities of employees, hence a study is being done to find the new factors entered in the arena and its impact
Evaluating the mystifying study of Work-related Stress Introduction: Work is a major economic, psychological and social element of human life. Employs earn income for themselves and their families. Work help by providing self-satisfaction, a sense of achievement and also help them socially. If a person works hard for a better position in their profession the more society respects you and them better their lifestyles and social life will be. But recently it has shown an adverse effect on the individuals.