A STUDY ON MENTAL HEALTH AND THE WORKPLACE CULTURE OF WORKING WOMEN IN CHENNAI, KANCHIPURAM, THIRUVALLUR DISTRICT

Authors

Mahalakshmi K & Dr. P.C. Naga Subramani (Associate Professor)
Tamil Nadu Teachers Education, University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract

The aim of the current study is to determinethe mental health and the workplace culture of working women in Chennai, Kanchipuram, and Thiruvallur district.Mental health can be an ability to make suitable social and emotional adjustments to the surroundings. Balancing life between family and work place is additional stressful for working women. Among working women, the amount of mental pressure that they go throughout each day of their life is high because of their dual duties, which is the foremost reason behind a depleting mental health stage.Ensuring that the workplace is a safe and pleasant place for working women.It should be free from discrimination, also an organization should ensure that the workplace must be comfortable, safe, and flush with opportunity for growth. So, the investigator initiated in the present study on working women’s mental health and their workplace culture. The sample for study is selected from Education, IT, Medical field working women in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur District. From the present study, the investigators could infer that, the working women need more awareness on their mental health related to work, personal, familial and social life. Even though there was a moderate level of mental health and workplace culture for61per cent of the sample. If the good mental health at work and good peaceful workplace go hand in hand and there is strong evidence that workplaces with high levels of mental wellbeing are more productive.