Here are some ideas on how to change your organization to prevent job stress:

  1. Ensure that the workload is in line with workers' capabilities and resources.
  2. Design jobs to provide meaning, stimulation, and opportunities for workers to use their skills.
  3. Clearly define workers' roles and responsibilities.
  4. Give workers opportunities to participate in decisions and actions affecting their jobs.
  5. Improve communications-reduce uncertainty about career development and future employment prospects.
  6. Provide opportunities for social interaction among workers.
  7. Establish work schedules that are compatible with demands and responsibilities outside the job.