Occupational Stress among Working Employees in Organized Sector with Reference to Daman Area of a Union Territory, India


Kaskar Priyanka,
Parvatibai Genba Moze College of Engineering, Wagholi, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Patel Kailash
Dakshin Gujarat Vij Co. Ltd., Kapodara, Surat-06. Gujarat, India.


Present study is based upon explanatory type of research design as purpose is to conduct study & portray the various dimensions of problem in the light of occupational stress among working employees. Sample size consists of 430 employees (150 female, 280 male) working in Daman area of union territory Dadra Nagar Haveli, located in south Gujarat. This paper attempts to articulate the necessity to study organizational stress faced by employees. Responses are collected from 430 employees to understand various factors causing occupational stress in their lives. Overall result from the survey indicates that majority of the employees are experiencing stress which is due to factors like training and development, job demands, overall organizational climate and other factors. Major stressors affecting the life of employees are discussed here and so it is applicable to many industries as Employees working in textile, diamond, food, pharmaceutical and other industries are considered.