LAHORE - Stress Management may double productivity besides having long-term positive impact on overall relationship between the employee and the employer. This was the upshot of the presentations given at a workshop on Stress Management arranged by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday. The Trainers include Ms Faiza Muzaffar Ali and Uzma Ilyas spoke at length on the types of stress and as to how it could be avoided. The participants of the workshop included Chief Executive Officers, Business Executives, Entrepreneurs and students. According to presentations, through stress management, the businessmen could not only save their time and energy but money as well. Stress has direct bearing on the efficiency of a person and resultantly on an industrial unit therefore a proper strategy to manage stress must be part of training of top management officials. The trainers quoted a number of examples whereby an industrial unit touched the zenith by adopting stress management strategies or by implement best business doing practices. It is common experience that in a stress at workplace, the efficiency of a worker or an officer nosedive while in a stress free atmosphere, the efficiency of worker even surpasses his or her abilities. Not only does a regular stress management practice stave off the negative effects of stress, but it can also bring positive outcomes like increased productivity, better health and more happiness in general. When youre not stressed, you can be more productive because youre more focused. Therefore, it really pays to keep stress to a minimum. Certain stress relief habits naturally make you more productive. Being organized can also help you save time and money in the long run, reducing stress and helping you to be more productive in virtually every area of your life. At workplace issue management is the key to success and in order to determine and succeed at a winning position, a successful issue manager should begin by thoroughly and carefully identifying all stakeholders and their particular interests. For the sake of definition, stakeholders are generally comprised of a diverse group of people and, depending on the issue at hand, may include business owners, local, state, and federal elected officials, constituents, customers, competitors, colleagues and peers, or simply the general public. Consequently, any solution to resolve a conflict among opposing viewpoints must take into account the interests and concerns of all stakeholders and seek unifying and mutually-beneficial solutions. Not only is this excellent issue management, but it promotes positive public relations and turns issues into opportunities for the growth of a community.