The Nursing Career and Stress and Work-Related Burnout Working in the healthcare field can be overwhelming because of the continuous exposure to stressful events such as illnesses and death. Additionally, healthcare workers may suffer from high work demands such as long working hours, healthcare team relationship issues, and shortage of staff. To contribute with tension, these workers may also be exposed to daily unrelated work problems such as lack of personal time, family and financial issues. Many nurses are often exposed to these stressors and consequently are troubled with job dissatisfaction and burnout because of an imbalance between their work environment and personal life. The nursing profession alone can be very demanding and due
Included in these stressors are intense work environments with extended work hours, weekends, night and holidays. Stress could be related to variables of shifts works, which is both physically and mentally taxing. This study also found varying degrees of depression in nurses and paramedics ranging from mild to severe. Finally this study revealed that nurses were indifferent and disconnected to the job any feeling neither satisfies nor unsatisfied with the work. Results such as these expose how large a problem stress is for the profession of nursing and
Stress at certain degree can be taken positively, but it also effects negatively as its extents increases. As technology in the workplace keeps evolving, workers feel as if they are constantly trying to adapt to the new methods and skills. When workers are trained in the new technologies, they often feel more frustration and stress at having to take the time from their work responsibilities for retraining. Therefore, an attempt should be made to understand the stress, its cause, impact, and adopting strategies for minimizing its impact. In addition to this, every employee must be given a training program with advancement of technology.
Effect of Work Stress on Employee Performance: A Study of Bismillah Textiles Limited Introduction 1.1 BACKGROUND STUDY Job or occupational stress has been of great concern to employees and other stakeholders of organizations. Occupational stress researchers agree that stress is a serious problem in many organizations (Cooper and Cartwright, 1994; Varca, 1999; Ornelas and Kleiner 2003). The cost of occupational stress is very high in many organizations in recent times. For instance, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) reports that inefficiencies arising from occupational stress may cost up to 10 percent of a country‘s GNP (Midgley, 1996). Occupational stress is defined as the perception of a discrepancy between environmental demands
The need of the study is to find the stress at a different level and to draw a line between work pressure and stress at workplace. The need and importance of the study on training on causes and consequence of occupational stress, how to recognize warning signs of excessive stress, and what managers can do to help alleviate occupational stress. Communication with the employees. This includes clearly defining employee’s role and responsibility and establishing clear job expectation, giving employees the opportunity to participate in decisions their
Evaluating the mystifying study of Work-related Stress Introduction: Work is a major economic, psychological and social element of human life. Employs earn income for themselves and their families. Work help by providing self-satisfaction, a sense of achievement and also help them socially. If a person works hard for a better position in their profession the more society respects you and them better their lifestyles and social life will be. But recently it has shown an adverse effect on the individuals.
Therefore, negative impacts of stress include reduced efficiency, decreased capacity to perform, dampened initiative and reduced interest in working, increased rigidity of thought, a lack of concern for the organization and colleagues, and a loss of responsibility (Greenberg & Baron 1995; Matteson & Ivancevich 1982).Stress influences on job satisfaction, organizational commitment (Naumann 1993; Sullivan & Bhagat 1992; Tett & Meyer 1993; Williams & Hazer 1986; Leather, Beale & Sullivan 2003) and employee withdrawal behavior (Naumann 1993; Sullivan & Bhagat 1992; Tett & Meyer 1993; Williams & Hazer
Occupational stress arises when demand exceeds abilities, while job-related stresses are responses or outcomes resulting from the experiences of stress. The issue of ‘emotional labour’: a requirement for employees to act in an empathetic, positive and friendly manner at all times when dealing with student and senior management in order to make them feel wanted and welcome (Anderson et al., 2002; Grandey, 2003; Lashley,
According to a 2016 report by International Labour Organization, work-related stress is based on an organization’s labour relationship and work design .The presence of work-related stress occurs when the demands of the job transcends the capabilities and needs of the worker, or when the knowledge and abilities of an individual worker is not matched with the expectations of the organizational culture and they do not possess the resources to cope. As stated by a Dr
Interactions between work and home stress affecting personal relationships also cause stress. Fairbrother and Warn (2003). Ongori and Agolla (2008) stated that, a model designed by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) shows job stress and health relationships. The model stated the causes of stress as: Physical environment, conflicting roles, role ambiguity, interpersonal conflict, job future ambiguity, job control, and opportunities for employment, variance in work load, people’s responsibilities, abilities being underutilized, cognitive demands and shift work. According to Kirkcaldy, Trimpoo and Williams (2003), causes of stress involve poor support/supervision and superior not supportive, non-consultation and non-communication, lack of recognition from supervisors, lack of cordial relationships, favouratism and insufficient human development or poor quality