Ours is a fast paced world. The need to help ourselves and other professional people manage stress has never been greater. This book pioneered the wave of business interest in stress management, based on Karl Albrecht's original work with stress management training. Use Stress and the Manager as your own personal guide to managing stress, and as a resource for your managers in training programs on personal effectiveness and stress management. It covers the basic definition of stress, how it effects the body, knowing when stress is harmful and when it is not, and how to manage your life, work, and activities to keep stress within your comfort zone. Also covers techniques for managing that can help others control their stress levels. Dr. Hans Selye, father of the medical theory of stress, says, ”I would not hesitate to support this book and will give it a place of prominence in the library of our International Institute of Stress, for all those concerned with management.” Provide a copy of Stress and the Manager to every one of your managers and team leaders.
Karl Albrecht is a respected management consultant and executive adviser, strategic thinker, futurist, author, dynamic speaker, and an innovator whose contributions seem to defy labels, categories, and pigeonholes. He is the author of more than twenty books and many articles on professional achievement, organizational performance, and business strategy. His writings include Social Intelligence: the New Science of Success; Practical Intelligence: the Art and Science of Common Sense; the Mindex Thinking Style Profile; and The Social Intelligence Profile.