Volume : VII, Issue : III, March - 2018

A STUDY ON THE ORGANISATIONAL STRESS LEVEL AMONG WOMEN EMPLOYEES OF IT INDUSTRIES IN CHENNAI

Dr P. Uma Rani, Mrs P. Suganya

Abstract :

 

Stress is defined as an upset in the body’s balance due to physical, mental or emotional stimuli. Stress manifests itself in different ways including fatigue, chronic headaches, irritabilities, heart diseases and low self–esteem. Such adverse reactions are seen to contribute to mental and physical illness and several acts and regulations place a duty of care on employees to protect their employees. Jobs in the software field are characterized by long working period, minimum social interaction, night shift, Job insecurity, up gradation of new technology, time bounded projects, work environment, and continuous visual focusing the monitors which leads them to occupational stress. In recent times, working women not only acted as a home maker but also as a professional and contribute 46% of total workforce in India. As per socio cultural environment in India, women also expected to perform social responsibilities of home makers. Thus, working women across the world, specifically in India exposed with stressors from socio cultural environment and work environment. This paper deals with the impact of stress among women especially in IT industries.

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Stress     

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Dr P.Uma Rani, Mrs P.Suganya, A STUDY ON THE ORGANISATIONAL STRESS LEVEL AMONG WOMEN EMPLOYEES OF IT INDUSTRIES IN CHENNAI, PARIPEX‾INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-7 | Issue-3 | March-2018


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