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Khatoni M, Mlahasani M, Khoeniha S. Job stress and its related factors in accountant employees of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences. ioh. 2011; 8 (2) :18-0
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  Background and aims

 Job stress is defined as the harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when job requirements do not match the capabilities¸ resources ¸and needs. This factor can negatively influence worker’s mental and physical health and also decrease organizations productivity and success. Thus the aim of present study was to investigate the job stress and its related factors in accountant employees of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences in 1388.

  Methods

 This study was a descriptive (cross-sectional) research in which the sampling population included 80 accountant employees that were selected with census. The severity of job stress and its related factors were determined using a researcher-made questionnaire consisting of 36 items that validated by content validity. The reliability was also measured by test-retest (d=0/90) methods. Data was analyzed by descriptive analysis.

 

  Results

The severity of job stress in most of accountant employees (%46/25) was in high level .There was a Significant relationship between severity of job stress and employees sex ¸ age and work record (p<0.001) . The higher job stress was experienced by women and employees with thelower age work record . Among different occupational stress variables, the most important factor that caused job stress was workload of the role (M=70/22).

Conclusion

 With regard to the severity of job stress in accountant employees, it is necessary for organizational managers and policy makers to implement a protective strategy for prevention or alleviate longitudinal negative consequences of job stress in employees.

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Received: 2011/08/30

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