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10 Ways That Managers Can Help Overworked Employees Reduce Stress

June 1, 1993
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There are many ways in which management can reduce employee stress. Here are ten ways.
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Working Smarter How HR Can Help

June 1, 1993
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Growing competition and downsizing have extended the workweek, at the expense of productivity and morale. HR professionals can help employees learn to prioritize tasks, make better decisions and lead balanced lives.
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If You're Feeling Overworked, Just Think About How the Japanese Must Feel

June 1, 1993
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Japanese workers work 10% longer then the average U.S. employee, that's roughly 225 hours more each year. The Japanese also suffer form karoshi (death by overwork). Its symptoms include high blood pressure and asthmatic-like problems.
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Employee Action Prompts Management To Respond to Work-and-family Needs

February 1, 1993
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When employees at Weyerhaeuser felt that management didn't understand the value of child care, they conducted a survey to prove the need. Today the company has a resource-and-referral service.
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1992 Quality of Life Optimas Award ProfileBRBen & Jerry's Homemade Inc

November 1, 1992
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"To improve the quality of life of a broad community" is the company's social mission both inside and outside the organization.
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Work-Family Ideas That Break Boundaries

October 1, 1992
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The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power has expanded the scope of corporate work/family initiatives by adding components that range from support groups for fathers to location programs for new mothers.
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1991 Quality of Life Optimas Award ProfileBRMarriott Corp

October 1, 1991
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Marriott has a whole department dedicated to help employees balance the demands of work and family. The department has taken many steps to help, ranging from on-site child-care to a resource and referral network.
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