Assessing institutions, companies, families, sports teams, voluntary organisations and other fixed social groupings for distress-causing potential
Identifying basic systemic and non-systemic contradictions within the group, with the subsequent recommendations on how to eliminate the non-systemic ones.
Searching out the potential scissors between the declared and the actual group ethos in order to pinpoint the current or potential distress-causing factors.
Assessing the cultural plausibility of the group policy in terms of both socio-cultural and educational makeup of its workforce.
Providing recommendations as well as assistance in implementing problem-solving solutions and programmes.
Vetting company employees for their stress-exposure, both current and potential
Assessing the group/family members’ cultural and educational backgrounds in order to obtain a general picture of their individual and collective aspirations, expectations and perceptions.
Identifying the main friction points between the individual’s perception of the group and his or her cultural expectations regarding the latter.
Assessing the general stress-level for each member of the group/family, identifying its source and suggesting both individual and group solutions and/or coping strategies.
Information, training, coaching
Conducting in-situ stress-management seminars as well as general human resource management seminars on negotiation techniques, multicultural mediation, team building and business ethics.
Training personnel (post-university level): master classes and full courses on Stress Management, Social Anthropology of Corporate Groups, Medical Anthropology of Stress, etc., at the Communications Department of the European School of Economics (Rome, Milan, London, New York and other campuses).
Team building through hippo therapy: group visits to the natural-management horse farms. Explaining stress with the example of the horse-keeping.
Individual and small-group coaching, both in-situ and/or in-studio sessions.