Nowadays, employeeseither work in private sectors or public sectors are facing a lot of stress intheir daily task because they are multitasking. This was mentioned by (Subhaand Shakil, 2010), stress has become a major problem for employee predominantlyin evolving nations where the employer doesn’t comprehend the impact of stresson employee performance which in the end results in critical managerialdilemmas. Occupational stress is defined as any discomfort whichis felt and perceived at a particular level and caused by instance, events orconditions that are too strong and frequent in nature so as to surpass aperson’s dealing with the capabilities and resources to handle themsufficiently (Melta 2004 and Asiimwe,2011). Occupational stress present with various signs and symptoms which are categorizedas physical, emotional and behavioral symptom (HFRS, 2011). Occupational stress also has consequencesleading to low organizational performance and has an impact on any organizationan individual’s performance even leading to health care problem.
(Elovainio etal.,2002 and Asiimwe 2011)On the organizational level, occupational stress islinked to employee performance (Abu Al Rub, 2004). Some researcher stated that organizationalpolicies such as long work hours, inadequate training, job insecurity,inadequate salary and lack of career prospect can also be stressful (McCann etal.,2009; Schmitz et al.
,2000, and Mosadeghrad, 2013). Many researchers have different perspectiveson work stress, which, according to Kazmi et al.,2008 and Chia Kang Wai et al.,2013) defined work stress as a change in one’s physical or mental state whichmay positively or negatively affect employees’ job performance, where stress iscaused by disturbed events in the work environment. The work stress ofemployees can adversely effect on overall job performance.
(Chia Kang Wai etal, 2013). Based on research, high work-related stress has been one of themajor reasons for job dissatisfaction and poor work performances (Ismail , 2011). The job itself, including duties, responsibilities, heavy workload,variations in workload, role ambiguity and role conflict can be a source ofstress for employees (McGowan, 2001; Michie and Williams, 2003; and Robinson etal.,2003)Moreover, employee job performance was reliant on thewillingness and openness of the personnel itself in performing their job. Employee performance also defined as a measureof the quality of human capital, which is held by the organization (Bonsu , 2014) According to Sinha (2001),The researcher also stated that employee’s performance and productivity canincrease by having this willingness and openness of the employees in doingtheir job. An employee’s performance canalso be defined as a person’s ability to perform with the opportunity andreadiness to perform as well.
Therefore,the study will be conducted to study the implication of occupational stresstoward employee job performance in the organizations. Therefore, the study will be conducted tostudy the implication of occupational stress toward employee job performance