Impact of Stress on Faculty of Private Sector Business Institutions of Lahore City

Stress is the dilemma of millennium 2K. The stress-free environment is the need of the day for every commercial as well as a non-commercial organization specifically for the educational institutions. The first objective of the study was to identify some of the stresses which are disturbing the organizational environment and then to measure the level of stress for the faculty. For the purpose, an old but very useful tool ‘Social Readjustment Rating Scale’ developed by Holms and Rahe (1967) was modified to work effectively in the Eastern Culture. For the purpose, the opinion of seventeen concerned experts was secured and in the light of the same, the Scale was modified and used for the study.

Stress-ManagementThe findings of the study indicated that the stress level in private sector business institutions was 27 for the faculty but for the faculty having Ph.D. qualification it touched a horrible level of 138. The most stressful events identified to be those having non-professional nature. The impact of the stress was also awe-inspiring. Faculty reported that quality, the standard of education as well research activities; all are sure to suffer when stress is there and the faculty is not able to cope the stress. The faculty is relying upon the traditional techniques of ‘discussing with others and offering prayers’ which need to be improved and given scientific approach. Need is there to arrange stress management programs for the students as well as faculty like many foreign universities do.

How to Blacklist Calls from Private Numbers in Android 4.4.4 KitKat Devices?

Calls from private numbers (the numbers, identity of which are hidden, purposefully) is a hot issue for the mobile users. Many people take undue advantage from the facility of the hidden calling numbers and disturb other people. Though many apps are there in the Google App Store to address this issue but Android has also added a simple feature which may solve your this problem, instantly and immediately to some extent.


You may solve this problem, instantly, at your own but if you need any guidance, do not hesitate to consult the instructions.

Command Line: Settings – Home > Privacy – PERSONAL > Blacklist.


1: Tap icon of ‘Settings’ at the Home screen of your Android 4.4.4 KitKat device to open up the ‘Settings’ screen.KitKat-Block-Private-Numbers-12: At the ‘Settings’ screen, scroll down to the PERSONAL section and tap the ‘Privacy’.KitKat-Block-Private-Numbers-23: At the ‘Privacy’ screen, see the status of the ‘Blacklist’ is ‘Disabled’. Tap ‘Blacklist’ to change this status.KitKat-Block-Private-Numbers-2a4: At the ‘Blacklist’ screen, see the switch, placed at the top right corner of the screen, to show the status of the app, is OFF. Further, see a message from the Android shows that if you want to blacklist calls and/or messages, enable the blacklist.KitKat-Block-Private-Numbers-2b5: To enable the blacklist, tap and drag the switch, given at the top right corner of the screen, to change the status of the blacklist from OFF to ON. See immediately after changing the status to ON, the message form the Android is also changed, i.e. now it tells you that you do not have any blacklisted number and now you may add numbers in the list.

6: Tap the settings button of ‘Blacklist’ screen, given at the bottom right corner of the screen. It will change the settings of the screen.KitKat-Block-Private-Numbers-37: See the status of the ‘Private numbers’ is; ‘Don’t block calls from private numbers. To change this status, tap it. It will open up a prompt.KitKat-Block-Private-Numbers-48: See ‘Block incoming call’ on the ‘Private numbers’ prompt is not checked, i.e. disabled.KitKat-Block-Private-Numbers-59: Tap the ‘Block incoming calls’ on the prompt, named; ‘Private numbers’ to check & enable and tap ‘OK’ to confirm and save the change. KitKat-Block-Private-Numbers-610: See the status of the ‘Private’ numbers’ on the ‘Blacklist’ screen is changed to ‘Block incoming calls from private numbers’.KitKat-Block-Private-Numbers-711: Go back to the ‘Privacy’ screen. See the status of the ‘Blacklist’ is also changed to ‘Incoming calls and messages from blacklisted phone numbers will be blocked’.KitKat-Block-Private-Numbers-8From now onward, your Android device will only allow those numbers which are not hidden and all calls and messages from private (hidden) numbers will be blocked.

That’s all!

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