Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 29, Pages: 1-5
Snigdha Preethi1* and M. Valliappan2
1Department of Management Studies, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Semmancheri, Chennai − 600119, Tamil Nadu, India; [email protected]
2Department of Management Studies, Jeppiaar Engineering College, Jeppiaar Nagar, Chennai − 600119, Tamil Nadu, India; [email protected]
*Author for correspondence
Department of Management Studies, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Semmancheri, Chennai − 600119, Tamil Nadu, India; [email protected]
Overview: Nowadays women are playing multi-task generally neglecting their health but focus much on work and family. Does women working in leather and leather related industries affected with any health issues? What are the different types of health issues they face? In this article we are mainly focusing on health issues faced by the women employees in leather and leather related industries. Design/Methodology/Approach: The study followed a descriptive research design; quantitative research has been used; convince sampling is used among 149 women employees in leather and leather related manufacturing industry in Chennai in India. Structured questionnaire was developed using a five-point Likert scale. The SPSS 22.0 statistical tool was used to examine, one way anova, paired correlation, factor analysis used to interpret and analyze the data. Findings: The study enlightens different type of health issues faced by women employees working in leather and leather related products and violence faced by women employees in their workplace and their home. Women are suffering physically, psychologically and even their inner health has been affected because of the conflict, violence against them, working condition in the organization and also because of sexual harassment.
Keywords: Health Issues, Role Conflict, Violence, Women Employees
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