Stress ‐ the new ‘British Disease’?

D. Stevenson (David Stevenson is Senior Lecturer in Business and Management Studies, Crewe and Alsager Faculty, Manchester Metropolitan University)

Management Research News

ISSN: 0140-9174

Publication date: 1 December 2000


Evaluates stress and its effect on the UK regarding time off, stating that one out of five people suffers from stress. States also that organizations now seem to be taking employee stress seriously ‐ but that does not necessarily mean a permanent solution is in sight. Proposes possible solutions using policies to deal with occupational issues.



Stevenson, D. (2000), "Stress ‐ the new ‘British Disease’?", Management Research News, Vol. 23 No. 12, pp. 1-9.

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