Deeper Levels of Stress: The Shared Human Experience
Is my job safe?
During difficult times, there’s more pressure through the entire company, and particularly for leaders who identify themselves with their work. There is always the threat of job loss if performance suffers. You are particularly susceptible during traumatic downsizings, mergers & acquisitions (with the subsequent merging of different cultures and unpredictability of the impact of
restructurings), redundancies, and demotions. Any situation in which your position feels insecure.