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Al-Barkaat Journal of Finance & Management
Year : 2011, Volume : 3, Issue : 2
First page : ( 64) Last page : ( 71)
Print ISSN : 0974-7281. Online ISSN : 2229-4503.

Study of Occupational Stress among Managers and Engineers

Siddiqi Saima, Guest Faculty

Department of Education, A.M.U., Aligarh.

E-mail Id for correspondence: izharshahi73@rediffmail.com

Online published on 7 January, 2012.

Abstract

The purpose of study is to find out occupational stress among managers and engineers working in small and medium enterprises of Aligarh district of U.P. The sample consisted of 75 managers and 75 engineers. The data was collected by using Occupational Stress Index developed and standardized by Srinivas and Singh (1981). Mean and SD were calculated and t-test was employed to find out the level of difference between the managers and engineers. The result shows that the significant difference between the managers and engineers was found on 6 out of 12 dimensions of occupational stress. These were role ambiguity, role conflict, unreasonable group & political pressure, under participation, intrinsic impoverishment and un profitability. On rest of the factors, both groups are found having insignificant difference.

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Keywords

Ambiguity, Conflict, Dimensions, Frustration, Stress.

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