| Published: June 15, 2017
A Study of Work Related Anxiety as a Function of Job Sector and Gender
Today Work related anxiety is becoming a worldwide problem as the global economic downturn continues. Work related anxiety is the harmful physical and emotional response that occurs when there is a poor match between job demands and the capabilities, resources, or needs of the worker. Work-related anxiety occurs when job demands are “incompatible with mental regulation processes, such as information processing, planning, and movement execution”. The primary objective of present study was to examine relationship between job Sector on one hand and work related anxiety on other. The total sample consists of 100 employees each, within the age range of 25 to 50 years from two different sectors – Government and Non-Government. Data on work related anxiety was obtained using Job Anxiety scale (A.K. Srivastava). The obtained data was analyzed using t -tests. Results reveal that the Non-Government Sector and Female Employees (irrespective of job sector) are high”. On work related anxiety as compared to Non-government employees and Male Employees (irrespective of job sector). Results are discussed in terms of their implication for health and well-being at the workplace.
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© 2017 Sonraj K
Received: February 09, 2017; Revision Received: May 21, 2017; Accepted: June 15, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 5, April-June, 2017