Month: November 2019

  • General
    Stress

    Stress – An Introduction to stress

    1.1 The Concept: Stress that people complain about is a feeling of tension or pressure when they feel that the demands placed on them exceed the resources they have to meet them (Moore, 1995). It is an unpleasant emotional experience associated with elements of fear, dread, anxiety, irritation, annoyance, frustration, anger, sadness, grief and depression (Janis and Levinthal, 1968). The word ‘Stress’ is derived from…

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  • Banking
    Insurance

    Insurance: An Overview

    1.1 Introduction to Insurance Insurance is defined as a cooperative device to spread the loss caused by a particular risk over a number of persons who are exposed to it and who agree to ensure themselves against that risk. Risk is the uncertainty of a financial loss. Insurance is also a social device to accumulate funds to meet the uncertain losses arising through a certain…

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