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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017
Workplace Stress and its Impact on Psychological Well Being of Women Working at Food Junctions
Aishwarya Gupta | Shalini Agarwal 
Abstract: The food junction sector covers a wide range of different businesses, caterers in various industrial and commercial premises, fast-food takeaways, cafes and canteen. It plays an important role as a job creator in the service sector. The food junction sector includes a range of tasks and jobs that pose different risks. It is important to manage the risks and prevent the causes of accidents and ill health in the food junction sector. As food junction is an emerging sector is the society where females are actively involved so there is a great need to study the type of workplace stress they face. To get an insight in to the workplace stress and how it affect the psychological well-being. The research design followed in the present study was descriptive cum exploratory research design. The multistage purposive random sampling was used to select the sample. The sample was collected from different food junctions in Lucknow city. The sample size for the present study was 80. Standardized psychological well-being scale prepared by Carol Ryff were used to collect the data. There was negative correlation between workplace stress and psychological well being. It meant that when workplace stress increased psychological well being decreased. As the r value is negative and p>0.005 thus our null hypothesis was accepted.
Keywords: food junction, psychological well-being, workplace stress, women
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 10, October 2017,
Pages: 1477 - 1480