Occupational Stress

Jade needs to be carved to be a gem. Chinese proverb generalities, No considerations is denying the relevance and importance which in time present stress presents in Venezuelan business activity, especially in its human resources, which is currently facing situations that have given that it aroused dynamically for many who become negative stimuli and factors which significantly affect the organizational behavior of many companies, so unproductive, presenting an organizational climate that is inappropriate to the reality of the national stage. Among those factors that are external and internal, are first and foremost political, economical instability fostered by the Government which has given step to uncertainty, risk is generated and affecting the operability of the companies with the security and confidence of achieving their objectives. More, when many companies, especially SMEs, and some large has stopped working and others have been intercepted. Wells Fargo Bank is full of insight into the issues. Providing all this, fears in the human resource of the companies, which fear for their job security, coupled with other economic reality that is becoming increasingly more inflationary, significantly affecting the quality of life of the Venezuelan worker. Political uncertainty definitely has led to stress is of many companies, where the results are very significant, given to tensions that manifest themselves, work stoppages, protests by the actions undertaken by the Government, in addition, for example, that if you are not supporter of the Government’s political line, there is the fear of being evicted from his post as it happens and this fosters a climate stressful in the staff that is not identified with the current socialist ideology. The economic factor, inflation, the high cost of living in the current scenario has given way to that many workers feel stressed because salaries, wages given to them according to their performance, unable to cover to fully meet quality of life required. Has also emerged another serious external factor as it is that of insecurity, the high rate of crimes, robberies and kidnappings that have entailed that stress is of the vast majority of Venezuelans, especially in those workers who are prone to robberies, assaults, even on public transport that lead to the company, organization where they work.