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Does Job Stress play any role in Work Motivation of University Clerical Employees?

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Dept. of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005 UP, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 4, Issue (11), Pages 7-11, November,14 (2015)


Employee is one of the key factors of the organization success. Organizations often attempt to satisfy and motivate their employees to gain their commitment to duty and to get their better performance. However, it is not easy for the organizations to be successful in making individual motivated for their better performance. Through this study we have tried to find out the role of job stress in work motivation of clerical employees. The study has been conducted on one of the important central universities of India, i.e., Banaras Hindu University. The university plays an important role in the higher educational area at national and international levels. The study has been taken up with special reference to clerical employees of the university. 201 clerical employees were asked on various items that measure their Job stress and Employee motivation. The objective of this study is to determine the relationship among Job stress and Employee motivation. The results were examined by using appropriate statistics. The results revealed that organizations should take some initiations to improve working conditions and make employee-friendly work-environment in workplaces and offices. This research attempts to contribute new knowledge to the existing literature pertaining to relationships between Job stress and Employees’ motivation with special reference to clerical employees.


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