||Personal Strategies for Managing Stress, Second Edition
||Andrew E. Schwartz, Maya Ollson
||American Management Association
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Personal Strategies for Managing Stress shows you how to deal
with the stress that is inevitable at work, at home, in all
environments, then turn it to your advantage. This course helps
you respond productively to virtually all problems and challenges,
without getting "stressed out".
You'll learn how to:
- Recognize the symptoms and identify the different types of stress
- Measure your own personal and professional stress levels
- Apply the proven stressreduction techniques that work best for you
- Implement a long-term personal stress management plan
Identify and recognize different types of stress and
utilize techniques to manage problems and challenges without stress.
About This Course
As one course among many offered in the American Management Association's
curriculum, Personal Strategies for Managing Stress has been designed
specifically for the practicing manager and the future manager. It provides
private, self-paced, individualized study; learning and self-evaluation
through in-text exercises.
Andrew E. Schwartz is president of A.E. Schwartz & Associates of
Watertown, Massachusetts, a comprehensive management training and professional
development organization offering more than 40 skills-based pro
grams that propose practical solutions to organizational problems. The
organization conducts programs for clients in industry, research, technology,
and government worldwide.
Mr. Schwartz's professional experience includes the following positions:
Founder of the Training Consortium (national network and referral service
matching trainers with organizations); in-house training director for the
Small Business Association of New England; on-site director for the
Employers Association; former manager of training at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (Information Services); director of education and
training for The Camp Fire, Inc.; and senior trainer/training coordinator for
The Management Training Program. He also has taught at more than a
dozen colleges and universities throughout the United States.
Mr. Schwartz has written numerous articles and books on training,
management, and personal growth, including Delegating Authority (Barron's
Educational Services, 1992) and Success Essentials for Secretaries and Administrative
Assistants (American Management Association, 1994).
Mr. Schwartz holds a bachelor of arts degree in psychology, philosophy,
and religion, and a master's degree in counseling psychology.
Maya Ollson is president of Maya Ollson & Associates, which provides
training in organizational development and transformation, management,
and health, and psychological and career counseling services. She holds a
master's degree in counseling education from Northeastern University.
The author wishes to thank Jennifer Lein, an associate with A.E.
Schwartz & Associates, for her editorial assistance. Special thanks are
extended to Jason Morris, Jacques Pierre Oury, and Nadja Rogoszynski for
their contributions and administrative support.
The publisher wishes to thank the following people for reviewing the
manuscript of this course: Jeffery H. Davis, Management Consultant, Organization
Renewal Associates, Littleton, Massachusetts; Janet Schwartz,
Training Consultant, ProActive Training Services, Westborough, Massachusetts;
and Donald H. Weiss, PhD, Consultant, Self-Management Communications,
Inc., St. Louis, Missouri.
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