Organizational Stress

What is Organizational stress?

Learn about organizational Stress with Ranbir Kapoor!

Stress is a condition in which an individual is confronted with a situation or circumstance(s) where he or she perceives to be uncertain. Stress is usually associated with anxiety, nervousness, outbursts etc.

The above scene is picked from a movie called Tamashaa, In this movie, Ranbir Kapoor is constantly by his boss on many occasions and the corporate environment is suffocating to him. This causes him to act out and talk gibberish during the presentation.

Organizational stress factors are many. Pressures to avoid error or complete tasks in a given period of time. Work overload, demanding and insensitive boss, and unpleasant co-workers could be some of the examples.

Task demands are factors related to an individual’s job. This includes the design of the individual’s job, working conditions, and the physical work layout. Working in an overcrowded room or where there are continuous interruptions can lead to stress and anxiety as well.

Lack of social support and poor interpersonal relationships are also bound to create stress in the organization.

Many bosses create unrealistic demands and pressures on the employee, this certainly leads to fear and uneasiness.

Role conflict, role ambiguity, and role overload also cause expectations that might not be understood by the employee and may lead to apprehension and worry.

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