APA Center for Organizational Excellence: Episode: May 2008

Resources for Employers

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Episode 5: "May 2008"

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Duration: 31:54

Episode 5

Bob Nelson, PhD

Summary

Why should your organization be concerned about work stress? In this episode, learn about the causes and consequences of workplace stress, as well as what you can do about it. Also, part two of our featured interview with employee recognition expert Dr. Bob Nelson and real-world examples of the training and development opportunities award-winning organizations offer their employees.

Details

  • 00:00 – Opening
  • 01:43 – Featured Topic – Work Stress
  • 05:12 – Current Issues – Workplace stress interventions
  • 11:38 – Featured Interview (Part 2) – Bob Nelson, PhD
  • 26:58 – From the Field – “What training and development opportunities do your employees find most valuable?”
  • 30:39 – Closing

Host

David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA, Assistant Executive Director for Corporate Relations and Business Strategy, American Psychological Association (APA) and APA Practice Organization

Featured Interview

Bob Nelson, PhD, Founder and President, Nelson Motivation, Inc.

Current Issues Discussant

Matthew J. Grawitch, PhD, Chair, Organizational Studies Program, School for Professional Studies, Saint Louis University

Additional Resources

"Winning this award has validated the hard work all our staff put into their work every day. In an industry that has high staff burnout and turnover and is usually in the press for failing, Green Chimneys strives to change that paradigm. We celebrate our successes and learn from our failures."

Joseph A. Whalen
Executive Director
Green Chimneys