Job Stress of Agricultural Officers of Kerala State Department of Agriculture: A Psycho–Personal Analysis

Reshma A Victor, A Anilkumar

Abstract


The present study was undertaken in three zones of Kerala viz., Kasaragod from North Kerala,Thrissur from Central Kerala and Thiruvananthapuram from South Kerala. A sample of 90 Agricultural Officers was selected by using simple random sampling and information was gathered and analyzed. Job stress was the dependent variable of the study. A well - structured interview schedule was used for data collection from the respondents. The results revealed that majority of the Agricultural Officers were in medium job stress category.


Keywords


Job stress; Agricultural Officers; Krishi Bhavan; Kerala

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26725/JEE.2019.1.31.6230-6233

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