The Costs of Stress and Multitasking

Workplaces are demanding increases in the outputs of creativity, innovation, efficiency, productivity, and stress management. The top skills in success (according to the World Economic Forum) include complex-problem solving, novel thinking, emotional intelligence, agility, flexibility, and strategic leadership.

Health status and productivity loss are closely linked to work environments

Multitasking costs the US Economy approximately $650 billion annually in wasted productivity, more than the $73.1 billion/year costs associated w/obesity

Socioeconomic success has been linked to superior decision-making, long-term planning & emotional regulation.

Stress cost companies $200-300 billion per year. This is closely linked to productivity, which is also affected by mood and productivity disorders.