Organizational Role Stress: An Empirical Study among Insurance Employees

Swati Goyal1 and Vinay Kashyap2

1Continental Group of Institutes, Jalvera, Sirhind Rajpura Road, Fatehgarh Sahib – 140406, Punjab, India
2Quest Group of Institutes, Chandigarh-Fatehgarh Sahib Highway, Mohali - 140307, Punjab, India
1E-mail: swati_goyal08@rediffmail.com, 2E-mail- vinaykashyap85@aol.com

Abstract

This study examined the sources of organisational role stress among Insurance employees and to compare the level of stress vis-à-vis different demographic factors of the employees. The scope of study was insurance companies belonging to different cities of Punjab mainly in Jalandhar, Patiala, Ludhiana and Mandi Gobindgarh.. The sample comprised of 250 respondents drawn from Private as well as public companies. The results revealed that there is a significant correlation among the sources of organisational role stress.  It was found that Role Isolation was the main concern of the Insurance Employees that lead to stress at the work place. The results also indicated that certain Demographic variables do influence the level of stress among managers. Based on research findings, the current paper also puts forth relevant suggestions and policy recommendations aimed at improving the stress scenario in the industry.

Keywords:  Organisational Stress, Insurance Employees