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Job Stress and its Impact on Employees in Industries

K. Nidhin George and Clayton Michael Fonceca PDF

Job stress is described as the negative physical and emotional reactions that occur when the job requirements do not meet the worker's talents, resources, or demands. Workplace stress may result in ill health and even harm. The purpose of this research is to determine the impact of stress on workers. Data was collected from 50 employees in the managerial cadre of manufacturing industries using a descriptive study design. To make valid judgments, statistical test were applied and the questionnaire was tested which resulted in 0.65 Cronbach’s alpha. Analysis revealed that majority (62.0%) of the respondents has experienced high job stress, while half (50.0%) of the respondents have denoted low social support. The research also presented recommendations for reducing workplace stress based on the findings of the study.

Keywords: Job stress, work place, behavioural stress, environmental stress, social support.


Comparison of Work Life Balance between IT Employees and Manufacturing Industry Employees
M. Preethi and C.R. Christi Anandan PDF

In today's world, work-life balance is extremely important to employees. Working employees were having a hard time balancing their work and personal lives. In today's fast-paced society, everyone has their own unique work and family time, but they are unable to find equal or balanced time for both. Everyone understands that in the digital age, it is tough to balance work and family obligations. The researcher felt compelled to compare the work-life balance of IT personnel and manufacturing employees as a result of this impact. The universe and sampling, pre-testing, and data collection methodologies were utilized in this study. Statistical techniques like 't'-test, one way ANOVA, Chi-Square, Karl Pearson's coefficient of correlation, and other statistical measurements are used to give valid implications by utilizing statistical tools. Finally, solutions were recommended to diminish work life balance, such as providing training programme, develop self-management, and developing friendly environment by supporting the employees at workplace.

Keywords: Work-life balance, work-family conflict, family satisfaction, work satisfaction, self-management.


Attrition and Retention Practices in Healthcare Sector: Perception of Staff Nurses during Covid-19 Pandemic

J. Ann Louisa Paul and Clayton Michael Fonceca PDF

Attrition among nurses is a real issue affecting the hospital and health care organization during the prevailing pandemic. Hence, the pressure to reduce attrition rate among the staff nurses is of urgent concern. This research was conducted to study the attrition and retention practices as perceived by staff nurses during the covid-19 pandemic at a multi-specialty hospital in Bangalore. In the prevailing pandemic outbreak, it is the health care employees who stand as warriors in the frontline. In spite of rendering highly dedicated service to the covid victims these health care employees had to face threatening and pressure from patient’s families too. Apart from this these employees had to face alienation from neighborhood, extreme stress and psychological burnouts which some time resulted in quitting the job itself. Analysis revealed that more than significant majority (85%) of the respondents expressed that they experienced high attrition impact and almost all (95%) of the respondent’s experience that hospital maintains standard retention strategies to retain its assets. The researcher has have presented some suggestions to curb attrition of nurses in hospital sector.

Keywords: Attrition, health care organization, staff nurses, burnouts, retention strategies.


Employee Happiness among the Employees of a Private Industry

M. Karunya and Lisa Elango PDF

Employee happiness is the topic of this study, in which the researcher attempts to comprehend employee happiness in terms of their work satisfaction, the elements that influence their happiness in an organization, and the techniques employed by employees and management to keep their employees happy at work. The primary objective of the study is to determine the factors of happiness, the benefits of employee happiness, and the happiness index. The relevance of the study is learning about employee contentment. To determine the respondent's perspective on Employee Happiness, data were collected from 63 employees using a simple random selection technique based on a lottery method from 980 total population from a private industry. Questionnaires were used to collect data. The analysis revealed that more than sixty percent of respondents were satisfied with their employment in this field. This study also provided management and employee with suggestions for boosting employee satisfaction.

Keywords: Employee happiness, work satisfaction, employee contentment, lottery method, management.














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