Gender based stress and employee’s performance, in the ministry of health government of southern Sudan, Juba

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Kampala International University, College of Economics and Management.
The study entitled Gender—Based Stress and employees’ performance in the Ministry of Health, Government of Southern Sudan. The deterioration of employee’s performance was the research Problem, the study was guided by four main objectives: (1) to identify respondents’ demographical characteristics; (2) to determine the level of employee work performance; (3) to determine which Gender faces greater Stress; and (4) to examine the stress factors that lead to poor performance in the MoH-GOSS. The descriptive research design method was used in this study, it involves using questionnaires in collecting data from the respondents and both quantitative and qualitative research designs were used for data analysis. The SPSS was used to analyze all data. The study population comprised 300 employees of MoH-GOSS from which sample size of 169 respondents was chosen, using systematic random sampling method. The data were expressed into tables and were processed using frequency distribution, means and Pearson’s Linear Correlation Coefficient. The research findings stated that the Ministry of Health government of Southern Sudan does not have any strategy for management of stressed employees; and the gender which faces greater stress was the female employee. To overcome the foregoing, the researcher recommends that the ministry should establish a strategy for management of stress in the institution.
A Thesis presented to the School of postgraduate Studies, Research and Evaluation Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree master of arts in human resources management
Gender based, Stress, Employee’s Performance, Ministry of Health, Government, Juba