Greener Journal of Social Sciences

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Adeoye et al

Greener Journal of  Social Sciences Vol. 2 (3), pp. 115-120, August 2012

  ISSN: 2276-7800 © 2011 Greener Journals

Research Paper

Manuscript Number: GJSS1224


Comparative Analysis of Factors Responsible for Job Stress in a Selected Public and Private University in Nigeria


*1Adeoye Ayodele O., 2Aliu Abosede and 2Solademi Andrew


1Department of General Studies, School of Education and Humanities, Babcock University, Ilishan – Remo, Nigeria

2School of Science and TechnologyDept o Public and Allied Health Social Works Unit, Babcock UniversityIlishan – Remo, Nigeria


*Corresponding Author’s,



The study investigated the impact of Administrative Demand, Work Schedule Recreation activities and Environmental Factors on Job Stress among named Public and Private University Staff. The research hypothesis were formulated and tested in the study. The study adopted ex-post factor research design and 250 staff were randomly selected from the groups of staff. Data were collected using a self-developed questionnaire by the research. Data were analyzed using Multiple Regression and Analysis of Variance (One- way), while results were tested at the level of 0.05 levels of significance. Results indicated that, significant differences existed, between the Administrative Demand, Work Schedule and Environmental Factors, Recreation activities and Job Stress. Secondly, a strong positive relationship existed between Job stress and the three independent variables and finally each of the variables contributed significantly to Job stress. On the basis of this finding, it was suggested that:

Key words: Job stress, Administrative Demand, Work Schedule and Environmental Factors, Recreation activities.

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