Evaluating the Impact of Occupational Stress on Female Nurses Performance in National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Karachi


Volume 16 Issue 1 2020


Zulfiqar Ali
PhD Scholar, University of Karachi.

Syed Kashan Ali Shah
University of Karachi.

Syed Shabib-ul-Hasan
University of Karachi.

Abstract The study aimed to evaluate the effect of factors of occupational stress on the performance of NICVD nurses. In this concern, the research design of the study was quantitative, therefore, a close-ended survey questionnaire was used. The factors included long-duty hours, perfectionism, high stakes, lack of choice, emotions draining situation and little support from the management while the dependent variable was employee performance. The researcher accumulated data from 287 female nurses and analyzed it using correlation and regression. Based on the accumulated data, it was inferred that the variables, including long-hour duty, little support from management, and lack of choice were found to be highly significant in affecting the performance of female nurses working at NICVD. However, the study was limited to the geographical bounds of Karachi and the specific institute considered in this aspect was the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD). Nonetheless, it is significant as there was no research conducted on NICVD, Karachi specifically before this research underpinning occupational stress in female nurses.
Keywords Occupational stress, nurses, NICVD, employee perform, Karachi
Year 2020
Volume 16
Issue 1
Type Research paper, manuscript, article
Recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, HEC
Category "Y"
Journal Name IBT Journal of Business Studies
Publisher Name ILMA University
Jel Classification H51, H75, I11, I12, K32
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.46745/ilma.jbs.2020.16.01.05
ISSN no (E, Electronic) 2409-6520
ISSN no (P, Print) 2416-8393
Country Pakistan
City Karachi
Institution Type University
Journal Type Open Access
Type of Review Double Blind Peer Reviewed
Format PDF
Paper Link http://ibtjbs.ilmauniversity.edu.pk/journal/jbs/16.1/5.pdf
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