This is the third video in a new service we are piloting for you, our viewers and community at the Library of Professional Coaching. Please take a look and comment below with your thoughts about:
SUMMARY: Appreciate, recognize, and understand the interplay of four workplace stressors…
- Job authority (intentionality), both formal and informal, must balance responsibility; imbalances cause stress.
- High influence (enablement) with low authority causes stress.
- With low authority we often rely on inconsistent external support, which is stressful.
- Aligning authority, responsibility, support and influence can minimize stress.
- Discover your alignment of these four factors for your job using the RISE Inventory process linked below.
- Review the results and seek to alter any factors that are misaligned.
The following three documents provide valuable guidance concerning the design of your job and related work environment so that you might ensure that stress is minimal in your workplace—at least regarding the way you operate in your work environment.
First, we offer a document that introduces the RISE model of job/environment design and provides instructions concerning use of the second and third documents:
Second, we offer the Job/Environment Inventory and encourage you to complete this inventory:
Third, we offer the RISE Matrix which enables you to complete your analysis of the way you now operate in your work environment and might improve this operation:
In completing this analysis, you should have acquired a better idea of how to address stress associated with your job and the environment in which you work.
If you missed the first videocast in this pilot series, visit [Videocast series pilot 1] Stress: Ruts, Lions, and Lumens1K Club