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Title: Workplace stress and health workers’ performance in Butabika national referral mental hospital Kampala, Uganda
Authors: Nakimera, Mariam
Keywords: Workplace stress
Health workers’
Issue Date: Sep-2011
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management
Abstract: The title of the study work place stress and health workers “performance in Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital’. Some of the objectives were that the study examined the extent to which work p/ace stress relates with performance of health workers~ to recommend strategies that will enhance performance of health workers iii mental institutions and to identify the level of stress and that of performance in Butabika National Referral Mental Hospital. To establish performance of respondents in terms of age, gender, educational qualification. A descriptive cross sectional survey design guided the study and primary data was collected using structured questionnaires. Respondents classified into strata from which they were chosen randomly. The study population was 225 and a sample size of 14”l was got using sloven ~ formula for generating sample size. The study revealed the following findings; majority of respondents were female, diploma holders and served between 16-2O years. Level of stress ranged from moderate to low. majority of health workers’performance was low and there was a positive significant relationship between stress and performance and the null hypothesis was rejected. Health workers were not fully stressed but their performance was ranged from moderate to low. The recommendations were that Uganda government officials pay more attention to the welfare of the employees of the National Referral Mental Hospital The study will be, useful to the doctors, nurses, corporate society and the political class in Kampala.
Description: A thesis presented to the school of Postgraduate Studies and Research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in partial fulfillment of the requirement of the Degree of Master of Business Administration.(HRM)
Appears in Collections:Master of Business Administration - Main and Ishaka Campus

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