University of Mysore
Under the Guidance of Dr Ramesh
AN ANALYSIS OF JOB STRESS AMONG EXECUTIVES OF NON NATIONALIZED BANKING SECTOR- A CASE STUDY ON SOUTH INDIAN BANK LTD.
Submitted to the University of Mysore
on July, 2009, in partial fulfillment of the
requirements for the degree of
I would like to express the deepest appreciation to my guide, Ramesh H R, who has the attitude and the substance of a genius: he continually and convincingly conveyed a spirit of adventure in regard to research, and an excitement in regard to teaching. Without his guidance and persistent help this presentation would not have been possible.
I would like to thank my committee Chair, Professor Shivaraj who patiently guided me through the admission and enrollment process, never accepting less than my best efforts.
I I am deeply indebted to my friend Prof. Thomas from the Dev Matha College whose help, stimulating suggestions and encouragement helped me in all the time of research for and writing of this thesis.
In addition, a thank you to Dr George of Salalah College of Applied Sciences, who introduced me to University of Mysore, and whose enthusiasm for the pursuing my Doctorate had lasting effect.
I thank the University of Mysore for approval of the current topic of my research.
Stress at work is a relatively new phenomenon of modern lifestyles. The nature of work has gone through drastic changes over the last century and it is still changing at whirlwind speed. They have touched almost all professions, starting from an artist to a surgeon, or a commercial pilot to a sales executive. With change comes stress, inevitably. Professional stress or job stress poses a threat to physical health. Work related stress in the life of organized workers, consequently, affects...