Organisational Culture, Stress and Commitment: A Study of Managers of Pharmaceutical Industry in Himachal Pradesh


The primary focus of this study was to understand the workplace stress by exploring the effects of organisational culture and stress on employee commitment. The attempt was to bridge the gap among organisational culture, workplace stress and employee commitment. Although the concepts of organizational culture and stress have been well researched upon in the past, a few studies provide detailed insights into the interplay among the concepts of organisational culture, workplace stress and commitment. This investigation therefore understood this interplay within pharmaceutical industries located in two districts: Solan and Sirmour in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The questionnaire was used to gather data from the staff through survey by using a questionnaire. The analysis of statistical results interestingly reveals that the pharmaceutical industry exhibits a hierarchical culture that is supportive. The staffs have too much work to do with less time for the accomplishment. The assessment of employee commitment further revealed that the employees were pleased with the reward system of the industry. The relationship among organisational culture, stress and commitment was significant. The study suggests that there is a need to change the work load policy, reduce the stress levels of the employees and improve the organisational commitment of the employees.

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Monga, O. , Monga, A. , Mahajan, V. and Monga, A. (2015) Organisational Culture, Stress and Commitment: A Study of Managers of Pharmaceutical Industry in Himachal Pradesh. Open Access Library Journal, 2, 1-11. doi: 10.4236/oalib.1101941.

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