Anger Management for healthy work environment
Anyone can become angry, that is easy...but to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose, and in the right way...this is not easy. — Aristotle
Anger is normal human emotion which people experience in their life, more or less, everyday. It is a natural human response to certain life experience where people feel attacked, deceived, frustrated or treated unfairly. It varies in intensity, from mild irritation to intense fury and rage. Not all anger is bad, rather sometime anger can facilitate to understand and realize some fact, but excessive anger is problematic which contribute to certain mental health problems. Though anger is a result of frustration or feel attacked, sometime anger can unfold underlying fear and feelings of vulnerability of powerlessness. In such situation, anger management is undoubtedly necessary to reduce the feelings anger creates by allowing individuals to explore possible causes, triggers and confront any underlying issues.
How Anger Management Training Boosts Employees Well Being:
- Help to rationalize the judgmental thinking
- Increase better communication
- Help to avoid silly disputes
- Warm and more healthy relationship with colleagues
- Help to maintain work life balance
- Help to developed different perspective of underlying anger
How Anger Management Training Boosts Organizational Well Being:
- Decrease the absenteeism.
- Increase the productivity level.
- Lower the turnover rate
- Workers/employees feel safe and healthy
Workplace anger is not a new term to be introduced, stressful situations is so common in workplace which affects the motivation of employees and is very harmful for the overall success of the organization. It is not only harmful for the organization but it can lead to serious problem to the employees, like chronic anxiety, depression, high blood pressure, heart diseases, personal and family problems etc.
Anger management is a psycho-therapeutic program for anger prevention and control that has been described as deploying anger successfully. It helps to learn to deal with anger constructively and improve employee well-being, make more desirable and promotable employee, as well as improve the organizational well being.