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Under Pressure: Managing Team Wellness

July 2019 | COVER STORY

Security employees are often bombarded with information while simultaneously facing a growing number of security threats. The collective effect can be serious stress overload. Science demonstrates that chronic stress can have a marked negative effect on performance and health. from Sarah J. Powell, director of emergency management at Temple University outlines some actions managers can take to mitigate the effects of a chronically stressful job on their teams.

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