Volume No. 4 Issue No.: 2 Page No.: 611-623 Oct.-Dec 2009

 

STRATEGIES TO MANAGE STRESS CAUSING HEALTH HAZARDS IN SOFTWARE INDUSTRIES

 

R. Kausalya

Department of Mathematics, Bharath University, Chennai (INDIA)

 

Received on : September 03, 2009

 

ABSTRACT

 

In modern era software industry is a boon for job seekers. It is a fact that software industry perks are higher than the core industry. On the other hand lack of experience leads to fatal death of the employees. Young graduates completing seventeen years of formal education are not taught how to manage and tackle the problems. But recent changes in the industry have created lot of stress among the employees. Work pressure Working time, Targets are the main factors contributing Stress. In long run stress leads to job frustration, deterioration in the quality of job, active learning and active co-operation. The aim of the study is to find out the strategies used by the employees to manage stress. The data was collected by a structured questionnaire by convenience sampling method from 300 employee’S having not less than five years of experience. The findings are discussed in detail in this paper by Pareto analysis. Marital status plays a vital role in shouldering job stress. Positive Thinking, Attitude to accept challenges and achieve, Time management, focusing on other aspects of life are helpful in reducing job stress. The authors have also given some suggestions to manage stress as

 

Keywords : Stress, Frustration, Work pressure Time, Positive Thinking, Attitude, Marital status

 

 

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