Categories for Executive health

Job strain associated with heart disease

July 8, 2014 10:59 am Researchers have found an association between job strain and coronary heart disease. People who experience job strain are 23% more likely to experience a heart attack, compared to people without such stress. Job strain results from doing highly demanding work with little freedom to control decisions about that work. Read my recent article, “Out of… View Article

Are senior executives different …?

June 6, 2014 6:45 pm The stereotype of the stressed-out, overworked senior manager is one big myth. I was surprised when a senior HR manager of a large listed company told me she believed that executives and upper-level managers were all highly stressed and had problems with alcohol. We provided figures on her own senior staff that were quite contrary… View Article