Introduction Management of stress is difficult. Individual experiencing stress is may/may not be aware of the specific causes /sourses of stress. It may affectphysically, psychologically/emotionaly. Things that causes stress-stressors/loads.
DEFINITIONBEEHR & NEWMAN “IT IS A CONDITION ARISESFROM THE INTRATION OF PEOPLE &THEIR JOB & BY CHANGING WITH INPEOPLE THAT FORCE THEM TO DEVIATEFROM THEIR NORMAL FUNCTIONING”
SITUATIONS•FEAR•PAIN•DRUGS•FRUSTRATION•LOSS OF SPOUSE•LOSS OF LOVED ONE•NON-OCCURRENCE OF ANEXPECTED EVENT
Environmental causes/stressors Fast technological change-loosing job Family obligations & demands-attachment Economic factors-fluctuations political factors-favouritism Caste & religion-avoidence Transfer Conditions like poor lighting,noise,lack of privacy
Organizational causes/stressors Organizational policies-working time Rotation of work-no specialization Downsizing-multi tasking Inequality in remuneration-favouritism
Group causes/stressors Lack of group cohesiveness Social support Interpersonal & inter group conflict
Individual causes/stressors Role conflict Role ambiguity- Workload Personality traits Life events- death, divorce