Integrated Business Research Project:


Proposal Topic Self Evaluation


  • Introduction
  • Aims and Objectives
  • Methodology
  • Lit review
  • Research questions


Title- How Mental ill- health affects employees in a workplace?  A critical analysis focusing on how Anxiety & Depression affect people within a workplace (company)



For my project, I will be exploring mental ill health and how it affects employee’s ability to perform well at their place of work. I will be focusing on two main conditions which a lot of employees are affected by which are anxiety and depression, I will be using a variety of tools, models and theory concepts to help provide additional evidence which will help support my research, I will be talking about EAP and how they help employees who feel stressed and feel like they are going through mental health issues.


Background- We all have mental health, just as we have physical health and they can change throughout our lives just like our bodies and mind sets can become unwell. The world health organisation describes mental health as ‘a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community’.


The most common mental health conditions are anxiety and depression, people with the same mental health condition can experience different types of symptoms and can go to different extents.


Aim- To explore Anxiety and depression of employees within the workplace and how these factors of mental ill health effects people in everyday operations, and how companies can help resolve these issues.


Research Question – Is anxiety and depression a common factor within workplace and how it be prevented?


Objectives – 


  • To analyse the HR of a specific firm and how they engage their workload with employees.
  • Compare two firms that deal with mental health accurses and analyse their impacts on to employees.
  • Are there any other elements involved with mental health that can affect employee performances within a workplace?


Literature Review- 800 words