Understanding of Work Stress and Need for Interventions in Employees: A Qualitative Study


  • Assistant professor, Lloyd Business School
  • Counsellor, Pragyanan Educational Institute




Stress, Stressor, Themes, Thematic Analysis, Inductive Analysis.


In today’s time of excessive workload, maladaptive ways to deal with day-to-day situations weather personal or professional, majority of people from all stands of life are victim of stress. This makes it important to understand the individual perception of stress in individual’s life. Hence this study focuses on the perception of stress among the 3rd and 4th class employees and the readiness of employees for an intervention for stress management at workplace. The data was collected through a Semi structured interview on 30 participants. Thematic analysis was adopted for the analysis. On analyzing the data various codes were drawn. The themes were made through inductive analysis of the data. The themes were derived which were ‘Nature of stressor, ‘Reinforcement’, ‘Relationships’,‘Active and Passive dealing’, ‘Personal and organizational’. It can be concluded that the effectiveness of the intervention is higher at the early stage of the working in comparison to the employees at a much later stage of. At the initial stage when you are more vulnerable and armature to deal with the situations you need the skills and training from the workshop. As it is seen with much researches that with time employees automatically learn the skills over time. Thereadiness of the employees found out to be the key factor behind the success or failure of any intervention.


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How to Cite

Dixit, O., & Walia, P. (2023). Understanding of Work Stress and Need for Interventions in Employees: A Qualitative Study. Lloyd Business Review, 2(1), 1–11. https://doi.org/10.56595/lbr.v2i1.13