Organizations that understand that different personalities and behavioral traits offer variety and diversity in their working environment are better placed to harness the key skills of each member of their workplace. They are also more effective in avoiding and managing unhealthy levels of stress.
Ever since Friedman and Roseman’s 1959 study identifying the Type A personality and its link to coronary heart disease, research into the influence of personality factors on health has caught public attention. Type A personality is characterized by behavioral traits such as competitiveness, impatience, hostility, time-consciousness, feeling pressured, and restlessness. Type A personalities have also …
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Stress is subjectively experienced. Individual differences influence how each employee interacts within their workplace and perceive and manage stress. Each individual sees stress through a different lens.