The Impact of Occupational Stress on Employee’s Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment Among Nurses in Kampala District. A Case Study of Majundye Division;

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Kampala International University, Colleges of humanities and social sciences
This study entitled the impact of occupational stress on employees Job satisfaction and organizational commitment among nurses in Kampala District this was done basing on the background that Nursing has its occupational (health) hazards as it involves caring for patients with infectious diseases and other dangers such as those posed by radiation, chemicals used in sterilization of instruments and anesthetics. They are also vulnerable to breaking work of lifting and moving patients who cannot move themselves and often have contracted diseases through accidental pricking and using bare hands. Thus vulnerability to diseases coupled with multiple roles played by the nurse’s results into stress. This was based on the objectives that included, establishing the relationship between occupational stress and job satisfaction examining the relationship between occupational stress and organizational commitment and identifying the impacts of occupational stress on employee’s job satisfaction and organizational commitment among nurses. From the findings, respondents reported that Occupational stress exists in all professions but nursing appear to be particularly stressful. Stress rating scale to compare work pressures, nursing had one the highest scores among the service occupations and that organizational commitment is characterized by a number of desirable outcomes including strong belief in and acceptance of the goal and values of the organization, a willingness to work hard for the organization and desire to maintain membership in the organization. The researcher recommended that there should be Introduction of recreation centers Reinforcement of employees and Formation of “social-financial” groups.
A Research Report Submitted to the College of Humanities and Management Sciences in Partial Fulfillment for the Requirement of the Award of Bachelors Degree of Development Studies of Kampala International University:
Occupational Stress, Organizational Commitment, Employee, Kampala District