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Original Research Article

Year: 2016 | Month: November | Volume: 3 | Issue: 11 | Pages: 125-134

An Understanding of Organizational Stress, Causes, Consequences and Strategies to Manage at Workplace-A Comprehensive Study in Muthoot Fincorp Ltd, Nanjangud Taluk of Mysore, Karnataka

Akashraj DP1, Devaraja R2

1Ph.D. Scholar, Institute of Development Studies, University of Mysore, Karnataka, India.
2Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Studies in Social Work, University of Mysore, Karnataka, India.

Corresponding Author: Akashraj DP


There are amply of general problems that people at work worry about – increasing job competition, globalization, annual appraisals, financial crisis, and even new technology. Beside these, employees are put under pressure to meet sales targets, attend meetings on time, fit in with changes in organization by learning and following up new procedures. All these can result different levels of stress. Nowadays, stress is the fastest growing cause of absence from work. Inefficient management, lack of decision-making by management, excessive working hours, and uncertainty as to future employment prospects and the pressure of the job are some of the causes of stress described by employees. In order to study the organisational stress researchers have selected the branches of MuthootFincorp Ltd, Nanjangudtaluk, the study consists of 50 employees as the samples size by adopting descriptive form of research design and the data is collected by using interview schedules. At last the study found that organisational stress occurs due to both personal and organisational difficulties and at the same time it is found that the organisation has taken plenty of activities to bring down the levelof stress.

Key words: Organisational stress, stress management strategies, work- life balance.

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