IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 4, April 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Jins Joy. P, Dr. R. Radhakrishnan
Stress is a pressure people feel in life. It cumulates to strain and affect one’s physique, psychology and behaviour. Stress harms the workers job performance and health. The aim of this paper is to identify the coping strategies adopted to tackle work stress, by both male and female tile factory workers. The research design undertaken for the study was descriptive research and convenience sampling method was used. The sample size consists of 229 workers, 211 male workers and 18 female workers selected from 3 tile factories in Calicut District in Kerala. Henry Garrett ranking technique and Mann – Whitney U test was used to analyze the data collected and the results of the study.