A research on the impact of the stress on the service quality of the Indian call centre employees

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Authors
Teotia Singh, Ajeet
Issue Date
2008
Degree
MA of Business Administration (international)
Publisher
Dublin Business School
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Abstract
This dissertation examines the effect of stress on the service quality of the call centre employees. Stress is a much known phenomenon in every industry, but in this dissertation the researcher evaluated its impact on call centre employee's service quality performance. It has been widely recognised that stress at work can result in a host of adverse outcomes for both employees and organisations (Nigam et al, 2003). The literature related to the stress and its impact on service quality in call centre industry will explored many factors and situations which work as job stressors in call centre industry and how they affect the service quality. The following research also focuses on the issues related to employee safety and health and how those stressful conditions making employees emotional exhausted. The study also sought various management interventions to find the solution for the stress reducing schemes in order to give relief to its employees so they can perform in much better environment. The research methodology used in this dissertation includes research philosophy, research approach, and research strategy, sampling design and data collection methods. The data was collected by using quantitative questions questionnaires which will help researcher to reach a conclusion. Based on the data analysis findings, conclusion has been drawn which will help to support the laid hypothesis of the research. Recommendations also have been made on the basis of result generated for future research in the same area and also guiding the management to take recommended action to sort out the problems related to stress in call centre industry.