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Title: Locus of control as a moderator of role stress and coping styles among health care professionals
Guide(s): Dr. Parvaiz Talib
Keywords: role stress
University: Aligarh Muslim University
Completed Date: n.d.
Abstract: Healthcare is one of India s largest sectors, in terms of revenue and employment. The sector is expanding rapidly. The hospitals offer a wide range of outpatient and inpatient services, including a few super speciality services. The present study includes doctors working in government hospitals in two states of India namely; Uttar Pradesh and Kashmir. The rationale for choosing Government hospitals is that the maximum population of India relies on government hospitals. The study covers the doctors of government hospitals belonging to various Specializations and Experience groups. newlineResearch work over the past 20 years or more has shown that the experience of stress in the workplace has undesirable consequences both for the health and safety of individuals and for the well-being of their organizations. There might be varied situations which may lead to stress at workplace; for example., when the expectations are very high, work load is too much, role leads to isolation of individual from others, individual feels that his knowledge is insufficient for performing the role, the resources allocated are not sufficient as per the requirements of the work, lack of communication among the members of the organization, lack of growth in the job, etc. Also the changing nature of work, in the context of globalization and increased use of technology, has contributed to increase in occupational stress. newlineGenerally, a typical day of a doctor in government hospitals starts with attending patients in the OPD or performing surgery in the operation theatre (in case of surgeons), then visiting the wards, taking lectures, guidance to doctoral students and research, attending emergency cases and working for long hours. Besides these activities, the doctors also have administrative duties and family responsibilities to perform as well. This proliferation of roles that the doctors have to undertake during their everyday educational and clinical practice has a potential to generate stress. newline......
Pagination: 202
Appears in Departments:Department of Business Administration

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