Role of Motivation and Training in Managing Stress in the Technological Era
Malabika Sahoo

Ms. Malabika Sahoo, Research Scholar, School of Management, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
Manuscript received on September 15, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 24 September, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 10, 2019. | PP: 3355-3358 | Volume-8 Issue-12, October 2019. | Retrieval Number: L25741081219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.L2574.1081219
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Abstract: Human resources are the main pillar of success for any organization. Employees are the milestone of the organization. Healthy individuals can contribute more to the growth and productivity. In the present technological era the smart moves of the organizations to handle the challenges and cope up with the advanced technology, employees feels lots of pressure and they are in the stress trap. Research shows that workplace stress is in the rising state. Employees are facing work-life balance issues and their life is affected. They are facing many health issues such as diabetics, high blood pressure, indigestion, asthma, neurological problems, insomnia, heart disease etc. Psychological and emotional issues are also rising due to stress. Not only employees but also organizations are suffering high job attrition, absenteeism, job dissatisfaction among employees, low productivity and growth. Stress is being treated as an occupational health issue. It is a concern for both the organization and employees to manage the stress for mutual benefit. The purpose of this article is to define the nature, types and structure of stress, explore the different stressors which create workplace stress, the impact of workplace stress on both employees as well organizations and role of motivation and training for stress management. The measures to be adopted by both employer and employees are highlighted in the paper. The paper was conceptualized on the base of interaction with employees of different organizations and secondary data source.
Keywords: Stress, Workplace Stress, Motivation, Stress Management Training
Scope of the Article: Process and Workflow Management