Management Standards will help employers identify and manage
stress at work by providing a framework to pinpoint particular
causes of stress as well as achievable solutions." CIPD
The Health & Safety Executive’s Management
The Management Standards represent a set of conditions that
reflect high levels of health, well being and organisational
performance. The standards address 6 key areas of work that,
if properly managed, can help to reduce work related stress.
standards are as follows:
- Demands: Workload, work patterns,
and the work environment.
- Control: How much say the
person has in the way they do their work.
- Support: The
sponsorship and resources provided by the organisation,
line management and colleagues
- Relationship: Promoting
working to avoid conflict and dealing with
- Role: Whether people understand their
role within the organisation
and whether the organisation ensures that
the person does not have conflicting roles.
- Change: How organisational
change (large or small) is managed and
communicated in the organisation
Health & Safety Executive website has
Stress Management Association UK (ISMAUK)
The International Stress Management Association UK is a registered
charity with a multi-disciplinary professional membership.
It exists to promote sound knowledge and best practice
in the prevention and reduction of human stress. It sets
professional standards for the benefit of individuals and
organisations using the services of its members.