ISSN: 1998 - 4162

JISR MSSE Journal Contents

Volume 7, Number 1, January 2009


Job Stress among Software Professionals in Pakistan: A Factor Analytic Study
Dr. Muhammad Zaki Rashidi - FAST - NU, Karachi, Pakistan
Dr Amanat Ali Jalbani - SZABIST, Karachi, Pakistan


Abstract
Job stress is a common workplace problem experienced by all professionals irrespective of their nature of work; however, this phenomenon is more common in situations that are deadline driven. Software house is one such sector, which is affected profoundly by this challenge, and professionals serving these organizations are often observed under huge stress. Software professionals’ nature of job is highly time-bound, client-oriented and technology intensive. The trends in turn, coupled with many factors, contribute towards stress...

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