The costs of occupational stress for organizations are substantial. According to Discoll and Cooper (1996), 360 million working days are lost annually in the United Kingdom through sickness at a cost to organizations of £ 8 billion. Moreover, the United Kingdom Health and Safety Executive estimates that approximately half of these lost days are stress related (Discoll & Cooper, 1996). Similarly, Elkin and Rosch (1990) estimate that of the 550 million working days lost per year due in America to absenteeism, around 54% are stress related in some way. Due to the rapid demographic, social, and economic changes over the past few decades, there has been a large increase in the number of ...
Stress and the Working Woman
Stress and the working woman