Factors affecting Occupational Stress amongst the Academicians of Management Programs in Indore Region

Irfan Ahmed, Anukool Manish Hyde, Sukhjeet Kaur Matharu


Occupational Stress is an unavoidable upshot of modern living. During the past decennary, the Education sector has undergone rapid and striking changes due to increased competition posed by globalization and entry of new players in this sector. As a result of these changes, the Academic professionals in this sector are experiencing a high level of stress. In light of the above, the present study is an attempt to highlight the various problems and factors related to occupational stress amongst the professionals of Management Institution. The data pertaining to the study was collected from 300 faculty members teaching in various Management institutes of Indore, Madhya Pradesh. To attain the objectives of the study the Stress management scale developed by Pareek Udai and Purohit Surabhi, (1997, 2002, 2010) was applied to the sample population to obtain data relevant to the occupational stress. The data was analyzed using Principal Component Method of Factor Analysis. The results of the study investigated eight factors namely Role Ambiguity, Personal inadequacy, Proactive personality, Resource inadequacy, Work overload, Work family conflict, Self role distance, Reduced work load which affects the stress level of academicians in management programs in Indore


Occupational Stress, Academic Professionals, Factors, Management Institutes

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