A Study on Role Stress among the Executives in Information Technology with Special Reference to Bangalore City

  • I Azma Guest Faculty, Department of Management Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • P Kannadas Associate Professor, Department of Management Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Organization Behavior, Information Technology, Urbanization, Modernization, predetermined and Automation


Over the last few decades, Indian Organizations had never bothered about the issues related to human behavior. But, presently, organizational behavior has become a separate field of study, and the Indian organizations have also started thinking about the pattern of Multi-National Corporations, which are successfully running their business in India. Stress is the way human beings react both physically and mentally to changes, events, and situations in their lives. This change has occurred in terms of science and technology, industrial growth, urbanization, modernization, and automation, on the one hand, and an expanding population, unemployment, and stress on the other. It has become important for the management to understand training effectiveness behavior-related problems of people who are working in the organizations for achieving the predetermined goals. However, the last two decades, with the inflow of many corporate sectors, namely Information Technology (IT), Information Technology Enabled Service Sector (ITES), Banking, Insurance, and Educational Institutions, are commonly labeled as stressful environments. During the last decade, fast growth has been observed by the information technology sectors. Particularly in developing countries, mostly in information technology and information technology - enabled service sectors due to higher competition, the organizational climate has deteriorated. Due to this overburden, the executives of the information technology sector and information technology enabled the service sector to have undergone more stress. This stress leads the executives to become unhealthy, and Stress at work can be a real problem for the organization as well as to the executives.

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