Stress Management for Salespeople
Frank Taylor’s automobile dealership has a number of high-achieving salespeople who could be described as extreme Type A personalities. Unfortunately, several of them are experiencing stress-related physical problems such as hypertension, high cholesterol, and migraine headaches. You have been hired to develop a stress reduction program incorporating both relaxation techniques and physical exercises that can be utilized by individuals and in group sessions several days a week at work. Describe specifics of a program that incorporates techniques of proven efficacy in dealing with extreme Type A personality behaviors.
Tips & Clarification for Final Applied Project
The goal of the Final Applied Project paper in this course is to design an intervention program for Type A employees to lower their stress levels and improve their mental and physical health.
Describe the Type A personality, emphasizing its role in stress
Discuss health risks associated with the Type A personality
Discuss the roles of relaxation and exercise in the prevention and treatment of stress
Discuss a few possible interventions to reduce stress for employees and/or Type A personality
Evaluate those interventions using studies of their effectiveness for employees under stress and/or with Type A personality
Create a description of a program that would likely be effective, based on what you’ve stated above. Be specific.
Write a description you would present to the company or to the employees describing the program, how it works, and why it is being implemented.
How long does it last?
How frequently do the employees practice the intervention?
Is it practiced at the job site or on their own time?
If on their own time, how will you track their participation or improvement?