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Title: Organizational Stress among Sri Lankan IT Professionals: An Empirical Study
Authors: Jayasuriya, R.M.
Mihirani, W.G.N.
Sandyani, S.K.U
Mahawatta, S.M.
Suraweera, T.
Keywords: Organizational Stress
Sri Lankan IT professionals
PSM9
Causes of Stress
Effects of Stress
Issue Date: Jan-2012
Publisher: SLIIT
Citation: NCTM 2012
Series/Report no.: SLIIT/LIB/;
Abstract: This paper aims at gaining an in-depth understanding of organizational stress among Sri Lankan IT professionals addressing the questions what causes organizational stress, how it affects IT professionals and the industry, what are the levels of stress prevailing in Sri Lankan IT professionals. Depending on the varied nature of the research a mixed methodology including both qualitative and quantitative methods has been used. The organizational stress model developed by Lu, Cooper and Kao has been used as the guide that drives this research. The findings reveal that although stress levels are seems to be high, it is not so when compared to other countries. Causes and effects of organizational stress have their unique features related to cultural setting in Sri Lanka. The outcomes of this research are useful to promote better working and living conditions among IT professionals and in turn to increase the overall efficiency and effectiveness of IT industry in Sri Lanka
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/169
ISSN: 1800-3591
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