Volume 12, Number 3 (8-2015)                   ioh 2015, 12(3): 46-53 | Back to browse issues page


XML Persian Abstract Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Yousefi S, Nayebzadeh S, Eslami H. The effects of job stress on Accountants job satisfaction . ioh. 2015; 12 (3) :46-53
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1375-en.html

Assistant Prof Yazd Branch, Islamic Azad University , snayebzadeh@iauyazd.ac.ir
Abstract:   (2387 Views)

Background and aims: Job stress is an important factor in creating physical and mental problems for the employees and has negative consequences for the organization. The present study aims to examine job stress (decision making, performance evaluation, work load and responsibility/ authority) on job satisfaction of the accountants.

 Methods: This is an applied study using correlation analysis to examine the relationship between the variables. The required data is collected using JRTS questionnaire (Kahn et al. 1964). The Michigan’s organizational assessment questionnaire is selected as the scale of job satisfaction. The population includes all accountants employed in manufacturing, merchandising and service enterprises of Yazd. Using simple random sampling, 179 individuals are selected between them as the sample. The data is also analyzed by LISREL software.

 Results: Due to the absolute value of the t-statistic 2.72 and the negative amount of impact 0.20, it can be concluded that job stress have a significant and negative impact on job satisfaction.Further, according to the absolute value of the t-statistic for the decision, performance evaluation and workload that is less than 1.96, it can be concluded that these components have no significant effect on job satisfaction. The absolute value of t-statistics of the components of responsibility / authority is equal to 2.44 and the amount of impact is negative and equal to 0.52 therefore, it can be concluded that the responsibility / authority have a significant and negative impact on job satisfaction.

 Conclusion: Considering the impact of job stress on job satisfaction, implementing effective strategies by managers is imperative to reduce job stress of accountants such as specifying the scope of work and giving sufficient authority to perform job responsibilities. Keywords: job satisfaction, job stress, work load, performance evaluation, responsibility/ authority.

Full-Text [PDF 2620 kb]   (2336 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Job Stress
Received: 2014/11/11 | Accepted: 2015/05/11 | Published: 2015/07/29

Send email to the article author


© 2015 All Rights Reserved | Iran Occupational Health

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb