Work-Induced Stress and Its Influence on Organizational Effectiveness and Productivity among Nigerian Workers

  • H Bewell
  • I Yakubu
  • D Owotunse
  • EE Ojih

Abstract

The study examined work induced stress and its relationship to Organizational Effectiveness and Productivity amongst Nigerian Employees. Employees of Nigerian Television Authority and Nigerian Immigration Services were sampled in this study to observe how workplace has interfered with their inputs and organizational productivity. In collecting the needed quantitative data, a structured and a standardized questionnaire was used to collect the needed data and to measure the variables in question with result indicating a strong relationship between work stress, work effectiveness and work productivity. The study concluded by saying that the concept of work-induced stress, and workers effectiveness and productivity are relatively inseparable; and challenged the various organizations in Nigeria to employ the services of Organizational and Clinical Psychologists to help in providing stress coping skills, coaching and counselling to employees as it will help to boost efficiency and high productivity in various organization in Nigeria.

Key words: Work-induced stress, Organizational effectiveness, Productivity

Published
2014-02-21
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 2070-0083
print ISSN: 1994-9057