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Najafi A, Afrazeh A, Jahanshahi M. Relationship of stress and knowledge workers productivity in Mess-Sarcheshmeh Company. ioh. 2010; 7 (1) :5-0
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-280-en.html

Department of Industrial Engineering Amirkabir University of Technology,Tehran, Iran , anajafi@aut.ac.ir
Abstract:   (7881 Views)

  Background and aims

  the stress is creating from high density, complexity and long hours of work. Stress is higher among Knowledge workers because of the nature of knowledge work based on the complexity and high focus, aside from the Millennium Challenge is the productivity of   Knowledge workers. The aim of this study reviews the relationship between stress and productivity of Knowledge workers at the Mess-Sarcheshmeh company.

 

  Methods

  in this cross sectional study was studied 120 Knowledge workers of Mess-Sarcheshmeh Company. Data in this study were extracted through interviews and completing of performance measurement questionnaire, stress measurement questionnaire and Knowledge

  workers productivity measurement questionnaire.

 

  Results

  The group of Computer Programming has highest productivity and job satisfaction,  and stress in this group is more desirable. Stress in the 95 percent confidence level and loyalty and job satisfaction in the 90 percent confidence level are associated with knowledge workers productivity. Job satisfaction has most effect on knowledge workers productivity.

 

  Conclusion

  The findings of this study indicate that not only stress has harmful effects suffering of people to emotional and physical diseases. But also, it affects on the productivity of managers and knowledge workers. Deal with it, which need for proper proactive planning in this area, who should participate in planning the annual interest adhered.

 

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