Work place stress at CPS Textiles Karur, Tamilnadu, South India
Dr. R Baskar
Stress is a term in psychology and biology, first coined in the biological context in the 1930s, which has in more recent decades become commonly used in popular parlance. It refers to the consequence of failure of an organism – human or animal – to respond appropriately to emotional or physical threats, whether actual or imagined. Stress on individuals ranges from personal life to their organizational activities. Urbanization, industrialization and increase in scale of operations in the society cause increasing stress in changing environment, participation, introduction, transaction, planning and regulation between key issues, each with its own frustrations attached, people feed stress as they can no longer have complete control over what happens in life. There is no escape for stress in modern life. Stress is caused by internal or external demands that upset the balance of an individual and affect his or her physical and psychological wellbeing (Lazarus & Cohen, 1977). The objective of the study was to study the factors that are responsible for occupational stress among the employees. In this descriptive study 50 employees were selected by using stratified random sampling and statistically analyzed. The present study was carried out to find out the factors that responsible for occupational stress among the employees.