How To Handle Emotion in the Workplace
Work Distress Exists
During tragic incidences—natural disasters, school shootings, bombings, and so forth--rationality and stable emotions disappear. Certain tragedies may effect the entire workday, or even the workweek, thus affecting mood, logic and well-being for 20+ hours. More organizations must learn how to handle employees whom endured recent trauma, dilemmas, and/or tragedy, so that workers feel at ease; which results in more work getting done.
Doctors and nurses complete courses for medical-training, but not for grounding, refocusing or meditating. Yet, their work creates extremely stressful situations, as they're around sick, and (sometimes) dyeing patients; Consciously, or subconsciously it's negatively effecting employees on some level.
How To Enhance Emotions
High-stress environments (e.g. hospitals, jails), need methodical ways to deal with such distress. Even more though, all jobs induce a certain amount of problems and anxieties, and should also consider implementing ways to enable psychological acknowledgment and support. How? Well, for one, as people with a conscience, we must reach out to those appearing upset or nervous within our organization. As for the organizational-structure itself, employers (managers, CEOS, etc) should provide safe outlets for those needing mental support-- whether that's therapy within the facility, or as a complimentary perk, doesn't really matter. What does though, is that the doctor, or lawyer, or whoever, can work fast and efficiently in highly-stressful situations, without breaking down-- because they know that there's an available counselor afterwards if needed.
Successful businesses especially, has the money for valuable benefits; Why not invest in what's most important of all: the well-being of each employee. By catering to the individual, the corporation, or industry will function ten-times more efficiently as a whole-- because what goes around comes around.