P108 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:00:03   AND    —————————  ——————————————————  WHAT'S THE PANIC ALL ABOUT?  Excitement and dread about the looming new Millennium is sparking some extreme responses around the globe. Some evangelical groups, believing the world is about to end, have been stockpiling food and supplies. And fears about the Y2K computer bug have seen some Americans retreating to desert bolt-holes. But a top academic claims our biggest Millennium fear is we will all have to become workaholics. ——————————————————————————————————1/8—— By Jonathan Donald CITY NEWS p500 Yanks News 2000 HyperSoar Green
P108 Teletext 108 Oct30 21:00:00   AND    —————————  ——————————————————  WHAT'S THE PANIC ALL ABOUT?  Professor Cary Cooper, of Manchester University's Institute of Science and Technology, has been picking up on a growing anxiety about the Millennium. Part of the top occupational psychologist's work involves assessing stress in the workplace and its causes. And over the last two years, through exhaustive surveys, Professor Cooper has concluded our biggest Millennium fear is change, particularly at work. ——————————————————————————————————2/8—— Win a camcorder >>> FAST DIRECT LOANS SEE PAGE 615 Yanks News 2000 HyperSoar Green
P108 Teletext 108 Oct30 21:00:01   AND    —————————  ——————————————————  WHAT'S THE PANIC ALL ABOUT?  "The Millennium is having a positive and negative effect," says top academic Professor Cary Cooper. "On the positive side, it is making us think about the future and presents a chance for the past to be wiped away. "But people are also worried it is going to mean massive change. The fear is exacerbated by the concept of the Millennium. It builds an expectation of change that frightens people." ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— It's Your Life! Index 410 WIN A CAMCORDER >>>> Yanks News 2000 HyperSoar Green
P108 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:05:10   AND    —————————  ——————————————————  WHAT'S THE PANIC ALL ABOUT?  Millennium fears being harboured by people of Britain, identified by Professor Cary Cooper, include: Becoming a nation of workaholics Insecurity as more and more employers only offer short-term contracts Growth of the virtual workplace using e-mail, with people working from home Insecurity among men about the rising number of women becoming the major bread-winners. ——————————————————————————————————4/8—— Latest Millennium news 106 WIN A CAMCORDER >>>> Yanks News 2000 HyperSoar Green
P108 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:07:10   AND    —————————  ——————————————————  WHAT'S THE PANIC ALL ABOUT?  Millennium fears being harboured by people in Britain, identified by Professor Cary Cooper, also include: The dawning of a 24-hour society The future of the family. The increasing number of marriages ending in divorce, with Britain ranking second-worst in Europe What to do on the Millennium Eve. ——————————————————————————————————5/8—— Win a camcorder >>> WIN INSTANT CASH p622 Yanks News 2000 HyperSoar Green
P108 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:02:30   AND    —————————  ——————————————————  WHAT'S THE PANIC ALL ABOUT?  People m—y be getting stressed out about what's going to happen in the next Millennium, but top psychologist Cary Cooper recommends keeping calm. "I think the fears are unfounded," says Professor Cooper. "Changes will happen, but they are not all going to happen at the turn of the century. "The reality is things are not going to change very much. And any change that we see will be gradual." ——————————————————————————————————6/8—— Win a camcorder >>> ANY PURPOSE LOANS - SEE PAGE 627 OR CALL WILMSLOW FREE ON 0800 269315 Yanks News 2000 HyperSoar Green
P108 Teletext 108 Oct30 21:00:01   AND    —————————  ——————————————————  WHAT'S THE PANIC ALL ABOUT?  The answer to pre-Millennial panic is to think positively about the event, advises occupational psychologist Professor Cary Cooper. He says: "We should celebrate taking stock of where we are going. We should use it as an opportunity to think about where we have come from. "And we should use it as an opportunity to think about where we are going and how we can have a better life." ——————————————————————————————————7/8—— Win a camcorder >>> LATEST MILLENNIUM NEWS p106 Yanks News 2000 HyperSoar Green
P108 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:00:00   AND    —————————  ——————————————————  WHAT'S THE PANIC ALL ABOUT?  Professor Cary Cooper is head of organisational psychology at Manchester University's Institute of Science and Technology school of management. ———————————— COMPETITION —————————————— WIN A SAMSUNG CAMCORDER For a chance to win a Samsung VPA 20 Camcorder (inc edit, search and insert facilities) just answer this question: Who presents the C4 show TFI Friday? a) N Edmonds b) C Evans or c) J Vaughan To enter call 0901 470 1069 now ——————————————————————————————————8/8—— T+ Calls cost 60p/min at all times Competition closes midnight Nov 9 One winner selected at random Nov 10 Yanks News 2000 HyperSoar Green