Stress at workplace presents (for organizations and individuals) the biggest challenge of modern times, because it impacts on health and satisfaction of individuals on one side and success of the organization on the other side. It is important that organizations are aware of seriousness of this phenomenon and implement appropriate measures in fighting against stress and in this manner take care of their employees’ welfare that is inseparably connected to success and efficiency of the organization.
Aim of this paper is to find critical factors of stress that are present at workplace in the Republic of Slovenia Public Fund for Cultural Activities and to propose improvements for amelioration of stress effects and at the same time presenting vulnerable groups that are more prone to stress.
Research has shown that mayor negative impacts on workers have following factors: amount of work, tight time limits, low pay, bad promotion prospects, lack of incentives, and overtime work. Results have shown minimal differences in perception of stress between men and women, or old and young employees. In writing this graduation paper descriptive method of work with study of national and foreign literature has been used; while with the method of analysis and survey questionnaire the actual state of stress in JSKD has been established. From the analysis of current state and obtained results, management of the organization can make even more in-depth analysis of critical factors that have mayor impact on employees’ stress and develops system of solutions for reduction of stress factors. More concern should be given to those groups of employees that experience stronger effects of stress. With such measures the organization could successfully avoid harmful effects, produced by stress at workplace, thus getting double benefits: employees would present healthier, more operative and efficient workforce at their workplace, resulting in enhanced business benefits and improved efficiency of work in activities of the organization.