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.
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