"THE INFLUENCE OF WORK RELATED LOCUS OF CONTROL ON ROLE STRESS AMONG DOCTORS WORKING IN GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS IN NORTH 24 PARGANAS OF WEST BENGAL: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY"

Authors

Aparna Anand, Dr. Debasish Biswas (Assistant Professor & HOD) & Dr. Brajaballav Pal (Associate Professor)
Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal.

Abstract

Work stress has become a very common syndrome among doctors these days. So, the consequences of occupational stress too has become crucial issue for the companies and the employees as a whole. Stress faced by the doctors at the hospitals can have negative consequences on the well-being of medical practitioners and hospitals as a whole. The primary objective of the current study is to analyze the influence of work related locus of control on role stress among doctors working in government hospitals in North 24 Parganas of West Bengal. One’s belief as to whether external or internal forces control one’s destiny is represented by a continuum which is known as locus of control. The sample consists of 300 doctors working at the government hospitals. The study has been conducted using a standard questionnaire. We had sent the questionnaire to 320 doctors out of which we got 300 positive response. The study has been conducted using a standard questionnaire. Statistical treatment includes regression and factor analysis.