Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription Access
Open Access Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Restricted Access Subscription Access

A Study on Occupational Stress among Loco Pilots in North Central Railway (NCR)


Affiliations
1 Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India
     

   Subscribe/Renew Journal


Stress has become a common phenomenon prevalent in all industrial establishments. There are certain jobs where the level of stress is extremely high due to the nature and importance of work. Job of a Loco Pilot in Indian Railways is one among those extremely challenging and stressful professions. These research papers focus on understanding the factors responsible for high level of occupational stress among the Indian Railways Loco Pilots and identify measures to manage their workplace stress. This study is based on primary research in the form of survey, interview and observation but also relies on secondary sources.

Keywords

Indian Railways, Loco Pilots, Occupational Stress.
User
Subscription Login to verify subscription
Notifications
Font Size

  • Amitabh, “Rail accidents due to human errors - Indian Railways experience,” Ministry of Railways, Government of India, 2006.
  • V. V. Baba, M. Jamal, and L. Tourigny, “Work and mental health: A decade in Canadian Research,” Canadian Psychology, vol. 39, no.1-2, pp. 94-104, 1998.
  • A. S. Benedicta, “A study of occupational stress and organizational climate of higher secondary teachers,” i-Manager’s Journal on School Educational Technology, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 12-17, December 2013-February 2014.
  • “All India Loco Running Staff Association,” FIRE Quarterly Magazine, August 2012.
  • M. Malta, “Stress at work, a concept in stress human factors limited,” Business Psychology Strategy Development, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 125-133, 2004.
  • R. K. Singh, “Life of an Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) / Assistant Driver,” All India Loco Running Staff Association (Posted on Web), 2008.
  • M. Stoica, “Occupational stress management - Management in health,” Human Resources Management, vol. 14, no 2, pp. 7-9, 2010. Available at: http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/index_new.html

Abstract Views: 375

PDF Views: 6




  • A Study on Occupational Stress among Loco Pilots in North Central Railway (NCR)

Abstract Views: 375  |  PDF Views: 6

Authors

Dharmendra Singh
Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India
Ujjwal Kumar Pathak
Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India

Abstract


Stress has become a common phenomenon prevalent in all industrial establishments. There are certain jobs where the level of stress is extremely high due to the nature and importance of work. Job of a Loco Pilot in Indian Railways is one among those extremely challenging and stressful professions. These research papers focus on understanding the factors responsible for high level of occupational stress among the Indian Railways Loco Pilots and identify measures to manage their workplace stress. This study is based on primary research in the form of survey, interview and observation but also relies on secondary sources.

Keywords


Indian Railways, Loco Pilots, Occupational Stress.

References