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| Published: June 25, 2016

Organizational Stressors & Occupational Stress of Software Professionals in India

Dr. Gautami S.

Associate Professor, Department of Management Studies, S. V. Colleges, Tirupati Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. T. Anupama

Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies, S. V. Colleges, Tirupati Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.143/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.143

ABSTRACT

In the current lifestyle of utmost complexities, the stress level is raising at a phenomenal rate. The factors that contribute to stress not only differ between cultures, but also within the culture itself, from a sophisticated to a normal class family, the ultimate necessity is the job, may it be a business or a salaried job. This research work is an analytical, empirical study based on survey of IT professionals in India. The sample was drawn from the various IT hubs in India to make it more representative of the IT professional’s population. Through the pre-tested questionnaire used in the survey, data were generated on the respondents’ demographics, their perceived organizational stressors like Inter Role Distance, Role Stagnation, Role Expectation Conflict, Role Erosion, Role Overload, Role Isolation , Personal Inadequacy, Self-Role Distance, Role Ambiguity , Role Inadequacy. The findings of this study would contribute significantly in better understanding of the stress in IT sector by the academicians and the practitioners. Finally, this study enriches the literature on stress management with respect to the sunshine industry of India. Key words: Demographics, organizational stressors, Inter Role Distance, Role Stagnation, Role Expectation Conflict, Role Erosion, Role Overload, Role Isolation, Personal Inadequacy, Self-Role Distance, Role Ambiguity, Role Inadequacy.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.143/20160303

10.25215/0303.143

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016