Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 34, Pages: 1-7
Bita Ajilchi1* and Flor Rezaei Kargar2
1 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human Science, Science and Research Branch University, Islamic Azad University (IAU), Tehran, Iran; [email protected]
2 Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human Science, Central Tehran Branch University, Islamic Azad University (IAU), Tehran, Iran; [email protected]
Objectives: This study attempted to predict employee job stress and its dimensions through the time management skills of managers. Methods/Statistical Analysis:The research method was descriptive-co relational. The statistical population comprises all the employees at all the branches of the Islamic Azad University in Tehran during the academic year 2009- 2010. The sample consisted of 102 individuals (30 managers and 72 employees) from the Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Central Tehran Branch, selected through a random cluster procedure. The research instruments were a time management skills’ questionnaire for managers and a job stress questionnaire for the employees.Findings:In addition to descriptive statistical methods, the Pearson's correlation coefficient, linear regression and multiple regressions were applied for data analysis. The results of analysis showed that there was a significantly negative correlation between the time management skills of managers and employee stress at P<0.05, regarded as a good predictor. In addition, the meetings’ management and job stress, as well as physical stress and organizational stress, (dimensions of job stress), of the employees were significantly correlated at P<0.05, regarded as a good predictor. Furthermore, after entrusting the time management, it was in a significantly negative correlation with employee organizational stress, being capable of prediction (P<0.05). Conclusion: According to the results, teaching of time management skills on managers to enhance the mental health of employees and their performance will be useful.
Keywords: Employees, Job Stress,Managers, Time Management Skills
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