Personal Empowerment: An Unconventional Concept in Stress Management
(Freescale Semiconductor, Tempe, AZ)
The concept of job stress as addressed by NIOSH and the CDC in 2002 places the major responsibility for managing workplace stress on the Company. Since that time major changes in the world and in the business sector have increased the potential for stress. As companies are shifting priorities to remain competitive in a global business environment, it is time to change our perception of job stress and how to manage it. Personal Empowerment is explored as an unconventional stress management strategy.