Occupational stress and coping mechanism among the bank employees

Dinesh Chandra Dhamnodiya, Deepak Bhardwaj

Abstract


Banks are the centre of financial activity where bank worker deals with money of public. Public dealing is a tough task in present scenario, which creates fear and anxiety. The bank employees work in full of tension ultimately they experience stress due to physical, psychological, loss of money, fear of loss of job etc. Coping mechanism are the ways to relive the stress and stress related condition. Problem solving approach, self control, social support, positive attitude are some common measures to cope up from the stressful situation. The research design used for the study was descriptive design with a sample of fifty subjects on the basis of simple random sampling. A self administered structured questionnaire was used to assess the stress level and coping mechanism adopted by bank employees. The finding revels that there is association between the stress level and coping mechanism socio-demographic variables like age, gender, religion, educational qualification, nature of work, monthly income, marital status, type of family, number of children, travel time, mode of travel, etc with level of occupational stress and coping mechanism among bank employees.

Keywords: Occupational stress, coping mechanism, bank employees.

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