My dissertation titled Effectiveness of stress management strategies in IT sector mainly deals with how stress affects the health of employees. Stress has become one of the most serious health issues of the 1990s and its impact is likely to continue well into 21st century. Stress is a condition arising from the interaction of people and their jobs and characterized by change within people that force them to deviate from their normal functioning. Stress is a condition arising from the interaction of people and their jobs and characterized by change within people that force them to deviate from their normal functioning. Stress is a state of mind. When the tolerance level is unable to cope up with he pressure, stress is produced. Factors such as increasing competition, corporate restructuring and downsizing have compelled employees to work for longer hours to meet deadlines. Organizations also try to generate more output from fewer employees in a shorter span of time. This trend pressurizes employees leading to negative consequences such as burnout, high turnover, aggression and stress. Work stress has become the latest corporate catchword and is a reason for genuine concern.
[...] A questionnaire was designed by the researcher in order to elicit information on Effectiveness of stress management strategies in IT sector. The questionnaire was divided into to 2 parts, part A consisted of 7questions designed to collect basic information about the respondent. Part B was designed with regard to specific information consisting of 17 questions relating to stress and its effect on health and management of stress. The questionnaire is given in Appendix. g)The tools used for testing hypothesis: Percentage Analysis h)Limitation of study: 1. [...]
[...] The share of hardware and non-software services in the IT sector has declined consistently every year in the recent past. The share of software services in electronics and IT sector has gone up from 38.7 per cent in 1998-99 to 61.8 percent in 2003-04. However, there has been some welcome acceleration in the hardware sector with a sharp deceleration in the rate of decline of hardware's share in electronics and IT industry. Output of computers in value terms, for example, increased by and 57.6 per cent in 2000-01, 2002-03, and 2003-04, respectively. [...]
[...] To analyze the stress level among the employees in the IT sector To analyze the stress management among IT employees working at all levels of management To understand how much percentage of males and females considered for the study, are satisfied with regard to their related work at company OBJECTIVES OF STUDY To bring out an descriptive project work on “Effectiveness of stress management strategies in IT sector”. 1.To find the reasons or stressors that cause stress and its effect on health among the IT employees considered under this study. [...]
[...] Country India possesses features such as cost effective development services, large pool of well educated and skilled IT talents and professionals, Technology and Telecommunication Development in the country, infrastructure development, Fluency on English language and many more. These are the features that attract the overseas companies to invest more and more in India Software Development as a part of their Software Outsourcing hunt. Country India also has many globally Information Technology brand names such as Wipro, Satyam, Infosys, TCS and many more. [...]
[...] ANNEXURE I QUESTIONNAIRE TO ELICIT INFORMATION ON EFFECTIVENESS OF STRESS MANAGEMENT IN IT SECTOR PART-A. BASIC DATA 1). Name. 2.) Age 3.) Sex: 4). Educational Qualification Degree/Diploma Post Graduate Other specify 5.)Occupation: 6.) Marital Status Married ( ) Single ( ) PART-B. SPECIFIC DATA 1.) Do you work on shift basis? Yes ( ) No ( ) 2.) Are you satisfied with your job? Yes ( ) No ( ) 3). Do you get enough time for other activities? Yes ( ) No ( ) 4.) How do you spend your weekend ? [...]
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