India Inc’s woes with workplace stress
Operating among multiple hierarchies can help beat stress at work
A silent killer stalks India Inc. And it is taking its toll. The evidence is building that in India, like in the US, job stress is by far the single largest source of tension for working adults. Four years ago Ranjan Das, chief executive officer (CEO) of SAP in India, died of a massive heart attack. He was only 42, a fitness freak but subject to the abnormal stress that is the lot of a CEO in the tech business. What made it worse was that he got by with a mere 4-5 hours of sleep a day.
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