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Causes of organizational stress
In the recent scenario, it has been seen that there is no individual who is without stress. From small to old person everyone is having stress. According to Cooper, 2018, stress is related with the physical and physiological effect on an individual and can be related with the emotions of the individual too. Stress is defined as the situation in which the person is deviated from the daily activities just because of the burden. It has been seen that it is important for the company to offer maximum satisfaction to the employees so that it can be easy for them to conduct the activities in the right manner. In this paper, the focus will be given to the organizational stress in the organization.
According to Greenberg 2017, it is stated that psychological damage also relates to the civilization and the management style inside the company. It has been seen that the occupational stress is related to the environment. If there is a negative environment in the workplace then it enhances the stress in an individual and the negative or adverse impact can be seen in the overall activities. Occupational stress is also called occupational disease. In this situation, the person can face the issue of anxiety and mental fatigue and many other issues. Stress should not be there in the individual as it can be evaluated that people who are facing stress are not able to complete their activities properly.
There are various causes of the occupational stress. If the individual is working too many hours in the day or they are facing any penalties then stress can take place in the organization. People who are facing stress are not able to achieve their objectives. If people are not able to do their task then people are facing some of the other issues like financial loss and also lack of confidence.
According to Colten 2017, in school also there are many teachers who are under stress just due to the negative environment. When teachers are not happy in the school, it can negatively affect the children. They are not able to teach them with proper care and with dedication. As it has been analyzed that teachers are considered as a parent in the school for the children and if the attitude of the teacher is not good or teacher is facing stress than the negative impact is seen on the activities they are conducting in the school.
Ways to reduce stress
According to Finn-Stevenson 2018, it has been analyzed that students have to face stress just because of the studies. In the recent scenario, students have the issue related to study all the subjects and they feel it as a burden. So, it is important for teachers to give proper guidance related to studies and should consider effective techniques so that students can acquire and learn skills in a proper manner. Teachers should also motivate the students to give their best so that it can be easy for them to study and conduct the activities of the school with proper interest.
Teaching is considered a stressful job. Stress in teachers enhances because of the low social status. It has been evaluated that the efforts of the teachers are more but in the recent practice, the society does not give respectful status to the teachers. The teachers are not able to get proper recognition in the society. This creates the feeling of inferiority in the teachers and also enhances stress among teachers. It has been seen that when recognition is not given in the society then individuals do not take interest in this career which gives an adverse effect on the growth of the children. Student faces the issue related to the stress in the school.
Also, the majority of the teachers conduct their activities in the private schools. In some school there is no security of service and also the teachers are not able to enjoy the feeling of self-confidence and the level of the stress enhances.
According to Van Tongeren, Hill, Krause, Ironson & Pargament, 2017, there is also heavy pressure on the teachers which enhances the stress level. The teachers also have to consider thirty periods per week. They have to take extra classes when other teacher is not present or is on leave. The compulsory organization of the co-curricular activities enhanced the stress of the teachers. It has also been evaluated that there is monotony in the work. In the school, the teachers have to teach the same subjects again and again or every year which make the work boring and also there are no different challenges that they face through which they can learn new things. The teachers engage themselves in preparing for the students for exams and this is also one of the major of the stress related to the teachers of the other staff members engaged in the activities in the school.
According to Moksnes, Bradley Eilertsen & Lazarewicz, 2016, in schools it is the duty of the teachers to maintain proper discipline but there are many reasons for the indiscipline that take place in the school. There are many reasons that are not controlled by the teachers, so in this case, they feel frustrated and they don't know how to control the matter. So, this is also the cause that enhances the stress of the teachers and makes them frustrated towards the work.
It has been analyzed that the pressure of the studies has also give impact on the children. In the present scenario, education is essential for building the personality of the individual. But there is a pressure to attain the good marks. In school, the competition level between the students is enhancing and it is getting tough day by day. Therefore, it is important to consider some steps to minimize or reduce the pressure from the students.
According to Boss, Bryant & Mancini 2016, by focusing on the first phase when children go to school it has been evaluated that parents have the expectation of good marks from their children. After students come back from schools or classes they are sent to the private coaching's or in the learning centers. Therefore, these students do not have sufficient time and the stress enhances as the student grow. Parents want their children to achieve good results or first rank so they force them to take coaching so the student is not able to focus on the other activities and also only the pressure of studies is created which result in the stress and give negative impact on the children.
According to Moksnes, Løhre, Lillefjell, Byrne & Haugan, 2016, the stress is taken by the children is not beneficial for their health and also for their growth. When the stress is taken by the student in context of the studies then the level of competition enhances and also it gives adverse impact on the mental and physical status of the student. They can suffer from depression also. Also in the present situation, there are less good universities, so the pressure is on the students to take admission in good universities or colleges. There are also many suicide cases that take place just because of the pressure of the studies. Also, there are various educational movies that are created which focuses on the educational pressure.
It is important to reduce pressure so that it can be easy for the students to conduct their studies and leisure time in the proper manner. It is essential for the parents to ask their children that what they want to do or in which area student is interested to conduct the activities. The next step on which the emphasis should be given is related with the change in the educational system and also to construct more colleges so that the level of competition can be reduced and student can achieve a good higher education.
According to Bothe, Grignon & Olness, 2014, it has been seen that the pressure of the studies and also the level of competition has never given an advantage to the students. If the pressure of the students is reduced then it can be easy for them to enhance their interest towards the studies. Also, they will achieve their goals and objectives related to their education.
The pressure of the students can be reduced in many ways. It is the responsibility of the teachers and parents to focus on children and give proper guidance so that stress level can be reduced. According to Kitsantas, Steen & Huie, 2017, the stress of the students can be reduced if a positive environment is created. It has been analyzed that if there is positive environment then it can be simple for the students to share their ideas and views in a proper manner. By having proper school environment the confidence level and also motivation can be enhanced in the student. Environment plays a great role to reduce the stress level of the students.
According to Matthiesen & Einarsen, 2015, the stress level in the school can be reduced if there is proper time management. By having proper time management it can be easy for the teachers to conduct the right activity in the right manner. By proper distribution of the time, the student will also reduce their stress as they can do their studies in the proper manner by investing the proper time of the subjects. Also in the stress level of the teachers can be reduced when they consider proper time management. They will get to know which activity should be conducted and also which subject to be taught in which manner. Without time management it is not possible to manage the activities, so focus should be given on managing time so that the stress level can be minimized of the individuals who are in school.
According to Johns, Crowley & Guetzloe, 2017, stress can be managed if school focuses on considering the activities which enhance the interest towards the subject. It has been evaluated that interest of the student can be generated by focusing on the interesting activities.
According to Sharma 2014, Schools should conduct campaigns, yoga and also focus on fun activities so that interest of the students can be generated. There are also various programs that should be considered to reduce the stress of the teachers or the staff in the school. It is the responsibility of the organization to focus on reducing the level of stress so that they can feel happy to conduct the activities in an effective manner.
The steps that should be considered are various like training should be given to the teachers According to Black & Fernando 2014; Teachers should be given training so that they can refresh and learn new things from time to time. Latest techniques should also be considered so that it can be easy for the teachers to reduce their stress and also the stress level of the children. According to Dicke, Elling, Schmeck & Leutner, 2015, Training will also help to acquire a new skill that will help to manage and conduct the activities in a smart way. It will also boost the overall motivation level of the teachers.
According to van de Weijer-Bergsma, Langenberg, Brandsma, Oort & Bögels 2014, the teachers should also be given freedom to teach in their own way as it will help to reduce stress and also it will boost the entire level of confidence in an effective manner. Next is related to the democratic atmosphere. In this, the discussions should be made with the members of the staff. The organization should focus on not imposing the decisions on the staff. If there is any misunderstanding that took place between the principal and the staff it should be resolved immediately so that stress can be reduced.
So, by focusing on the paper it has been concluded that it is important to reduce the stress level so that the activities can be conducted in the right manner. If the stress level of the children is reduced then they can learn and focus on their studies in a proper manner.
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