Acta Universitatis Danubius. Œconomica, Vol 11, No 1 (2015)

An Examination and Analysis of Employees' Job Stress in Gas Refinery company of Ilam

Kobra Roshani, Seidmehdi Mehdi Veiseh, Ardeshir Shiri, Kolsoom Roshani



Job stress is a harmful physical and mental response that occurs when job requirements have no correspondences to the capabilities, supports, and individual needs of employee. In addition to having some negative effects on physical and psychological health, it may reduce his efficiency and effectiveness of the organization. Therefore, present study has conducted with the aim of examining and analyzing employees' job stress in gas Refinery Company of Ilam.

This study is a descriptive survey, whose population consists of 230 employees working in Ilam gas Refinery Company. Simple random sampling was applied, whose sample size of 140 subjects was obtained using Krejcie and Morgan table. In order to data collecting, the questionnaire provided by researcher was applied, whose validity was confirmed by management experts. Obtained Cronbach Alpha was80% indicating its reliability. In order to examining significance of research questions, t test and explorative factor analysis was applied. Data was analyzed using SPSS. The results of research show that personal and group factors and also out-organizational factors have effect on job stress, but outer-organizational factors had no significant effect on employees' job stress and the level of employees' stress id medium.


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