EFFECTS OF JOB STRESS: A STUDY ON EMPLOYEES OF SELECTED BANKS

Bindurani R S Shambushankar, Dr. A P Hosmani

Abstract


Everyone lives under a certain amount of stress. Stress is not always bad, mild stressor eustress may improve the productivity as it force the people to focus more sharply on the problems and produce solutions.  Stress is the psychological and physical reaction to certain life events or situations. In recent times due to new technologies, global competition, competitive pressures employees are facing multiple challenges. The purpose of this study is to highlight the causes of stress and the effect of stress on employee job performance. The most important aspect for employees in the work place to have a sound mental health in order for them to actualize their full potential and to add value to the organization. Too much work, time boundary, poorly defined responsibilities, an unsupportive boss, a lack of control and many other factors can constitute stressors which make an employee physically or mentally ill. Survey method was used in collecting the data, 80 respondents have been chosen for the study.


Keywords


Job Stress; Employee Performance; Physical and Mental Health; QWL

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