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Research Paper | Management | India | Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021
A Study on Negative Effects of Job Stress at Select IT Companies in Hyderabad
Dr. V. Samunnatha | K. Archana
Abstract: The negative consequences of job stress are a quite well-understood phenomenon. Research has shown that job stressors have negative implications on an employee’s job performance, physical, psychological, emotional well being. No industry could escape this trap of stress and especially the IT sector, due to the ever-demanding nature of the industry. Stress levels of employees in the IT sector is increasing constantly. This study is an empirical study to identify and classify the result of Job stress experienced by employees working in the select IT companies. The sample for the study consisted of 140 employees working in the select IT companies. Data was collected through convenient sampling technique. Reliability tests and Factor analysis were done using SPSS. Results show that the major effects of job stress can be classified into occupational strain and emotional and physical strain. Occupational strain is the negative mind-set one develops towards their job over a period of time due to some work related factors perceived as stressful. Emotional and Physical strain are the manifestations of occupational anxiety on the physical and emotional condition of an employee. IT companies have to focus on dealing with these various effects by familiarizing themselves and the employees regarding these effects so that at both individual and organizational level timely identification and management of work stress can happen by designing the appropriate interventions.
Keywords: Stress, Strain, Job stressors, Job stress effects
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 2, February 2021,
Pages: 585 - 590
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