1. BRIJESH SINGH - Research Scholar, VTU, Belagavi & Associate Professor, Department of MBA, SJB Institute of
2. ANJU SHUKLA - Research Scholar, VTU, Belagavi & Associate Professor, Department of MBA, SJB Institute of Technology, Bangalore.
3. MEENAKSHI CHOPRA - Assistant Professor, Jagannath International Management School, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
4. REKHA GUPTAâ€‹ - Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Government General Zorawar Singh Memorial Degree College, Reasi.
In the current situation where technology is dominating the current market and making the things more convenient and easy for most of the people. By considering the current scenario with the help of technology and globalization on par with women empowerment has made the global business highly challenging and competitive. Women have evolved in to potential leaders and proved to be strong competitors not only at the home front but also at the international front. In this highly competitive and challenging working ambience, developing soft skills is vital in curbing stress and other issues related to the impact of stress. As such, most of the organizations are opting for a stress free ambience as Human Resource is a vital vein breathing productivity and profits for the business enterprises. This is not just for the economic empowerment of the enterprise alone but also to that of individuals working in that and also to the benefit of the society and Nation. Women constitute major workforce contributing to the economic empowerment of the business enterprise, family, society and Nation to a larger extent. Women entrepreneurs are prone to stress as they have the obligation to manage both household decisions and workplace decisions. Soft skills training and development at the work place aids in maintaining congenial and stress free working environment. This helps women in boosting their confidence and also to handle various situations not only at the home front and at the workplace but in any given situation. Thus, the paper is an attempt to study the profile of 50 women entrepreneurs in relation to soft skills training and stress management at the workplace, its issues and challenges. Convenience sampling method is taken in to consideration.
Women Entrepreneurs, Soft skills, Stress Management, Issues and Challenges.