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| Published: December 25, 2019

Effect of occupational stress on job satisfaction among public sector and private bank employees in Ernakulam

G.R. Neelima Rani

MA Psychology, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.061/20190704

DOI: 10.25215/0704.061

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The purpose of presented study is to assess the relation between occupational stress and job satisfaction in public sector banks and private sector banks in Ernakulam region. A sample of 100 bank employees, (50 from 2 private banks and 50 from 2 public sector banks) in Ernakulum region were selected. Job satisfaction scale and occupational stress index were used as tools for data collection. The collected data was analyzed using various statistical methods. Descriptive statistics like mean, standard deviation, etc was used to get base line information of the data. In order to test the significance of the difference between two groups, t-test was employed. Besides that, Pearson Correlation was used to identify relationship between the two or more variables. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) was employed to find out the significant difference between more than two groups. From the analysis investigator concluded that occupational stress is negatively related with job satisfaction in both private sector and public sector employees. The further analysis showed that there is no significant difference in job satisfaction levels and occupational stress in public sector and private bank employees. When compared the variables with demographic variables it shows occupational stress has no relation with age, salary, no of dependents, whereas high stress is found in male, un married and less experienced employees. Job satisfaction has no relation with no of dependent, more satisfied employees are 30-50 years aged, female, high salaried, experience from 6-10 years employees. So by this conclusion noting occupational stress is cause of low job satisfaction among employees organizations need to reduce stress levels so that employee satisfaction increases which results in low turnover, increased performance can be obtained and organization goal can be met.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.061/20190704

10.25215/0704.061

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 4, October-December, 2019