MC

Current Trends in Science and Technology

an Open Access Publication ISSN: 0976-9730 | 0976-9498

Management and Economics

A Study on Stressors in the Working Environment of Marketing Executives at Private Banks in Chennai

N.V. Ramachandran
Asst.Professor, Department of Management Studies, SRM Arts and Science College, Kattankulathur, Kanchipuram District
Dr. R. Rajendran
Asst.Professor, Department of Business Administration, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Chidambaram
Online First: January 31, 2018
| Google Scholar

Abstract

This article attempts to analyse the working environment with a view to finding the causative nature and extent to which the following eight stressors result in stress in the working environment:1.policy changes, 2.increased competition and unreachable targets, 3.lack of time management creating unnecessary tensions, 4.introducing infeasible new techonology,5.erratic work culture,6.abnormal amount of clients leading to irritation and unrest,7.orders and supervision from multiple superiors,8.frequent meetings and daily reporting. For the purpose of ascertaining the respondents intensity of acceptance/agreement with the eight statements regarding the stressors in the working environment a 5 point scale in the questionnaire was used. Working environment stress is a major hurdle in executing work and achieving results, for marketing executives in private banks. The above research problem of measuring the extent to which the eight stressors contributed to stress was examined by this study through the use of primary and secondary data. The primary data was collected from 120 respondents from private bank marketing executives through a structured, tested questionnaire. The respondents were chosen by a systematic random sampling. The findings showed the influence of the eight stressors on the work environment stress. The findings would be useful to the private banks and their marketing executives in precluding various works environmental stress sources.

  Submitted
Feb 3, 2018
Published
Jan 31, 2018
Abstract Views
84
PDF Downloads
76
Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

References

1. Cooper, C.L., & Marshall, J., Occupational Source 0f Stress: A Review of Literature Relating to Coronary Heart Disease and Mental Ill Health.” Journal of Occupational Psychology, vol.49, (1976) pp.11-28. 2. Selye, H., the stress of life (Rev.Ed.)General Adaptation Syndrome: McGraw-Hill, Newyork (1976). 3. Douglas, Stress at the Reference Desk. Library Journal vol 144, (1980) pp166-167. 4. David, Motivation and Stress Management, Harvard Business School Publishing, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 1998. 5. Karasek, R., Theorell, T., Healthy Work: Stress Productivity and the Reconstruction of Work Life: Basic Book, Newyork (1990). 6. Kulkami,G.K.,Burnout, Indian Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Medicine,10, (2006) pp3-4 7. International Labour Organisation (ILO) and joint WHO Committee on Occupational Health. Psychological Factors at Work: Recognition and Control. Occupational Safety and Health Series No.56.December.ILO.Geneva.(1986) pp.81 8. Organ,D.,The Suitable Significance of Job Satisfaction, Clinical Laboratory Management Review,1, (1990)pp-94-98 9. Cooper, C.L., Dewe, P.J., and O’Oriscoll, M.P., Organisational Stress: A Review And Critic Of Theory, Research And Applications (Thousand Oaks, Ca (2001): Sage Publications). 10. Siegrist, J., Rodel, A., Work Stress and Health Risk Behaviour. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health, Special Issue, vol 32(6), (2006) pp282-305.
Downloads

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

1. Cooper, C.L., & Marshall, J., Occupational Source 0f Stress: A Review of Literature Relating to Coronary Heart Disease and Mental Ill Health.” Journal of Occupational Psychology, vol.49, (1976) pp.11-28.
2. Selye, H., the stress of life (Rev.Ed.)General Adaptation Syndrome: McGraw-Hill, Newyork (1976).
3. Douglas, Stress at the Reference Desk. Library Journal vol 144, (1980) pp166-167.
4. David, Motivation and Stress Management, Harvard Business School Publishing, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 1998.
5. Karasek, R., Theorell, T., Healthy Work: Stress Productivity and the Reconstruction of Work Life: Basic Book, Newyork (1990).
6. Kulkami,G.K.,Burnout, Indian Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Medicine,10, (2006) pp3-4
7. International Labour Organisation (ILO) and joint WHO Committee on Occupational Health. Psychological Factors at Work: Recognition and Control. Occupational Safety and Health Series No.56.December.ILO.Geneva.(1986) pp.81
8. Organ,D.,The Suitable Significance of Job Satisfaction, Clinical Laboratory Management Review,1, (1990)pp-94-98
9. Cooper, C.L., Dewe, P.J., and O’Oriscoll, M.P., Organisational Stress: A Review And Critic Of Theory, Research And Applications (Thousand Oaks, Ca (2001): Sage Publications).
10. Siegrist, J., Rodel, A., Work Stress and Health Risk Behaviour. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health, Special Issue, vol 32(6), (2006) pp282-305.
No Supplimentary Material available for this article.

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Statistics from Dimensions.ai

Statistics from PlumX


Related Articles

Related Authors

 



In Google Scholar

In International Journal of Current Trends in Science and Technology

In Google Scholar

 
  • N.V. Ramachandran
  • Dr. R. Rajendran

  • INDEXING AND ABSTRACTING