Effects of Stress
posted by Nikia Walker .
You are currently an associate at an advertising agency where you have worked for two years. You are pursuing a promotion to the position of advertising executive. While you have expected to put in extra hours and some added responsibility as part of earning the promotion, your boss has increased your workload significantly, including some projects which had been assigned to other associates. You have more deadlines than you think you can meet plus the creative pressure of creating new and innovative material for your campaigns.
What steps of the general adaptation syndrome will I experience?
What emotional and cognitive effects might this stressor produce?
If this stress continues, how might it affect my health?
How might I resolve this situation effectively to reduce my stress?
The word "you" appears at least seven times in the description of the situation.
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