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Employee's Perceptions of Organizational Politics and Stress at Workplace; A Comparative Study of Public and Private Sector Universities

Author Affiliations

  • 1Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab, Lahore, PAKISTAN
  • 2 COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Vehari, PAKISTAN
  • 3 National College of Business Administration & Economics, Lahore, PAKISTAN

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 3, Issue (7), Pages 44-52, July,2 (2014)


The aim of this paper is to analyze the impact of employee perceptions of organizational politics and job stress at the work place. Previous researches were critically reviewed for this purpose and through questionnaire data is gathered from different education sectors of Pakistan.200 questionnaires were distributed in administrative staff, faculty members, and employees. 142 complete questionnaires were received at response rate of 71%. After preparing a detailed literature review, a non-probability random sampling technique was used to select the sample. Pearson’s moment quotient and linear regression was applied to study the relationship between perceptions of organizational politics and Job Stress. This study will help managers and employees how the organizational politics and stress level of the employees should be tackled in the organization and enhances the organizational performance of the employees. The future guidelines are that we should also consider the stressors which are the main cause of the stress and organizational.


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