Managing Employee Stress
Lesley Towner, Kogan Page £7.99
A businesslike account of the challenges facing the managers of pressurised staff. Towner's writing is thoughtful and informative: 'Before any of us can look after our employees, we need to look after ourselves.'
Best of its kind
The Stress Pocketbook
Mary Richards, Management Pocketbooks £6.99
This brief summary provides a useful diagnostic checklist of the symptoms of stress, and strategies for dealing with them. It is upbeat and succinct - the gentle reminder you need when it's all getting too much.
Could be useful
Energizing the workplace: a strategic response to stress
Kim James and Tanya Arroba, Gower £42.50
This rigorous analysis will support any manager's attempts to get to grips with stress inside the organisation. Its 'big picture' approach will help readers develop more effective strategies for combating deep-rooted problems.
Could be useful.