Gender Disparities in Antecedents, Manifestations and Corollaries of Workplace Stress
Journal of Human Resource Management
Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015, Pages: 60-67
Received: Jul. 30, 2015; Accepted: Aug. 11, 2015; Published: Nov. 3, 2015
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Fapohunda Tinuke. M., Department of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Lagos State University Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria
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Abstract
In contemporary times, workplace stress is a constituent of employees’ and organizations’ everyday practices. Workplace stress involves alterations in a worker’s physical or mental condition s arising from workplaces that create elevated challenges. Workplace stress has several antecedents ranging from a toxic work settings, negative workloads, isolation, hours of work, role conflict, role ambiguity, career development hurdles, and complicated relationships with others at work, bullying, harassment, and organizational climate. It also has corollaries like enhanced absenteeism, organizational dysfunction, and reduced work efficiency. This study examines the possible gender disparities in workplace stress antecedents, manifestation and corollaries using 300 respondents employed in diverse industries in Nigeria. Intervention strategies are discussed to help managers provide support and intervention to employees coping with workplace stress.
Keywords
Gender, Disparities, Antecedents, Manifestations, Corollaries Workplace, Stress
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Fapohunda Tinuke. M., Gender Disparities in Antecedents, Manifestations and Corollaries of Workplace Stress, Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 60-67. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20150306.12
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