Academic Leadership: The Online Journal


John Ekukndayo


Job life is one of the important parts of our daily lives which cause a great deal of stress. Job stress has become a prominent topic in behavioural science research. Researchers reviews (Brief, Schuler& Van Sell 1983; Quick & Quick 1984) confirm positive relationships between job stress, physical and psychiatric sympatomatology. Job stress is considered to be a factor that may affect organizational effectiveness through lowering employee performance (McGrath, 1976), absenteeism, tardiness, and turnover (Johnson, 1980).