Abdul Wahab Aidoo


The frequent occurrence of stress and job-related-stress in recent times on workers at workplaces has become a trend of worry to: employers, management, employees, organizations, and society as a whole. Stress has a tremendous effect on job satisfaction, production, and workers’ motivation. In this regard, the study methodology of this literature review focused on secondary sources of data. In-depth secondary sources of data was gathered to review trends of both past and current literature and to elicit conclusion and recommendations for future studies. The sources of secondary data include; books, publications on internet, peer-reviewed journal articles, and etc. Furthermore, this research work shows that the presence of this phenomenon among workers has enormous influence on their job efficiency and effectiveness in the workplace. This study concludes that the frequent incident of intense stress on individuals conveys a sequence of disturbing and negative physiological and health consequences. Underlying effect is a reduction in the job performance due to illness, injury, absenteeism, quality control cost, turnover cost, and violence.


Stress, Job Performance, Stress Consequence, Physiological and Health Problems.

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