A Study on the Locus of Control and Job Stressors Among Software Engineers Working with Different Clients
L. Vijayashree1, Deepali Jain2
1Dr. L. Vijayashree, Professor & Head, Department of Master of Business Administration, BNM Institute of Technology, Bengaluru (Karnataka)- 560070, India.
2Deepali Jain, Research Scholar, Department of Master of Business Administration, BNM Institute of Technology, Bengaluru (Karnataka)- 560070, India.
Manuscript received on February 28, 2017. | Revised Manuscript received on April 05, 2017. | Manuscript published on April 15, 2017. | PP: 21-28 | Volume-2 Issue-10, April 2017. | Retrieval Number: J01530421017
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Abstract: The main aim for writing the paper is to find out the relationship between locus of control and stress. In the today’s competitive world each and every person is dealing with the stress especially software engineers who are working for the clients during strategic alliances. They have to work with different people from different locations which can lead to stress but if the employees have LOC they can overcome any type of problem. The hypothesis framed finds the significance difference between the locus of control, source of pressure and gender. The OSI questionnaire developed by Cooper et al was used to collect the data. The data was collected from 91 software professionals from 5 companies (listed in NASSCOM) working with clients. Data was analysed by means, descriptive, correlation and ANOVA using SPSS software.
Keywords: Locus of control, strategic alliance, Internal and ELOC, stress management, occupational stress and sources of pressure.