ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE AND OCCUPATIONAL STRESS Let’s face it, change causes stress. Change is inevitable; therefore, so is stress! Especially in the world of business, work, and people. All of us deal with change and stress differently. We can handle different amounts of the “load”! According to the work of Vakola and Nikolaou (2005), highly stressed individuals demonstrate decreased commitment to the organization and increased reluctance to accept organizational change. This makes the job of management very difficult because you have key results to achieve. PSYCHOMETRIC TESTING: ENGAGING INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOLOGY Organizations experiencing change need their people to get into gear. The use
The one common denominator I hear as I meet with business leaders is that they are swamped. Overwhelmed by email, calls, meetings, and task. They come in earlier and stay later. All the while, the unchecked boxes pile up. As our workforce changes and the pressure of our labor market stiffens, we find ourselves doing more with less of us to spread around.