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Sources of Occupational Stress among Secondary School Administrators in Kano State, Nigeria

AO Jaiyeoba, MA Jibril


The study identified the sources of occupational stress in secondary school managers in Kano state, Nigeria. Survey design was used and a random sampling was used to select the study sample, which consisted of 421 school managers. An inventory, the School Managers Sources of Stress Inventory was used to collect data. The data was
analysed using simple percentage to answer the two research questions raised. The findings showed that, Administrative routine, Work load, and Conflicting demands and roles between work and family were the highest sources of stress. Also, 77.5% of the
respondents reported that their job was stressful.

African Research Review Vol. 2 (3) 2008: pp. 116-129
AJOL African Journals Online