Topic 1 Organisational factors

As organizational stress and complexity rises, so does the number of organizational variables that generate stress among personnel.

Some of these elements are:

  • Pay/salary structure discrimination
  • Strict controls and rules
  • Communication that is ineffective
  • The influence of others
  • Goals in conflict/goals in limbo
  • More formal and centralized organizational structure
  • Promotional possibilities are limited.
  • Employees’ lack of involvement in decision-making.
  • Managers have an excessive amount of influence over their staff.