Gender Difference in Organisational Role Stress: A Study of Employees in it Sector in Mangalore City

Ms. Coral Barboza ., Dr. Babu Thomas .


This study was conducted to find out the gender difference in organisational role stress on performance of the employees in the Information Technology sector in the city of Mangalore. In carrying out the study, simple random sample technique was used to select 458 employees from the IT sector. Udai Pareek’s ORS scale was used to assess the level of organisational role stress among the employees of the IT sector. Ten dimensions of role stress were measured using ORS scale. The hypothesis were tested using t-test. A quantitative, explorative and descriptive research design was employed in this study to gather information about the gender differences in occupational stress on the performance of employees. After gathering relevant data, analysis was conducted to determine the stress level between the male and female employees. The findings of the study reveal that there exists a significant relationship between in the gender differences in organisational stress in the IT sector.


Occupational stress, Gender, Role ambiguity, employee performance

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