International Journal of Scientific and Research Publication (IJSRP)
Based on report published by American Psychological Association (APA), the number of Americans reporting extreme stress continues to be significant around 20 percent in 2012, 22 percent in 2011, 24 percent in 2010 and 23 percent in 2009. Based on latest report from APA, work is among the top three sources of stress. The physical and emotional symptoms associated to stress vary based on type of work. Hence, understanding of the specific cause in work related stress and associated symptoms help organizations to come up with appropriate stress management programs to improve organizational effectiveness.