GENDER DIFFERENCE IN OCCUPATIONAL STRESS AMONG TOP LEVEL MANAGERS IN PRIVATE SECTOR ORGANIZATIONS IN MADURAI DISTRICT
This study examines gender difference in occupational stress among top level managers in private sector organizations of Madurai District of Tamilnadu. The sample consisted of 120 top level managers in various private sector organizations at Madurai District of Tamilnadu. Required data were collected through five point Likert scale questionnaire. Result of the survey were analyzed by using the independent t-test. Female middle level mangers opined that sources of stress include pointing out mistakes at the job before large members, less recognition from superiors, lack of career growth, lack of motivation for achievement and lack of personal level development at the job than male middle level managers. Male middle level mangers reported higher stress for personality clashes with others.