Occupational Stress and Nursing Officer’s Job Performance: An Empirical Study at Base Hospitals in Kalmunai Regional Director of Health Services Region

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M. I. Siraj, M. A. C. Salfiya Ummah, Sithy Safeena M. G. H.


This research goal of this survey is to examine the effect of nursing officers’occupational stress on their work performance in Base Hospitals located in Kalmunai Regional Director of Health Services region.In order to achieve these objectives data were collected from 196 nursing officers from selected four Base Hospitals by using structured questionnaire.The research framework of study consists of 6variables of occupational stress such as demand, control, support, relationship, role, change which were expected to influence on worker performance.Findings revealed that there is negative connection between occupational stress and job performance among the nursing officers. Demand, change, relationship, support and control were the major factors for occupational stress than role. Change, support, role, control and relationship impact more on work performance than demand. The findings will immensely contribute to the service sector organization like hospitals to implement policies and actions over the nursing officers to enhance their performance by means of reducing the occupational stress.

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