Research Psychological Factors Contributing to Stress in Workplace (A Case Study Of Cure International Hospital Staff) Kijabe, Kiambu County, Kenya

Psychological Factors Contributing to Stress in Workplace (A Case Study Of Cure International Hospital Staff) Kijabe, Kiambu County, Kenya

ABSTRACT

Stress is common phenomenon that shows itself among workers and it is as a result of pressures originating from outside or in the workplace affecting ones performance.

Following the great demand of the hospital and the excellent work Cure hospital does hence increased number of clients, there is a possibility of workload, leadership/ managerial change, burnout, bullying, misunderstandings, salary increment demands,  that can contribute to stress amongst the staff .

The research seeks to find out the level of stress, investigate psychological factors that cause stress, and determine the preventive measures that can be taken to reduce stress and also improve the services offered by the staff.

The researcher will use qualitative research which is a scientific method of observation to gather non-numerical data. This type of research “refers to the meanings, concepts definitions, characteristics, metaphors, symbols, and description of things” and not to their “counts or measures.

The researcher will use convenience sampling which is a type of sampling where the first available primary data source will be used for the research without additional requirements. In other words, this sampling method involves getting participants wherever you can find them and typically wherever is convenient

Data collection will be done by use of questionnaires. This will consist of both structured and unstructured questions. Questionnaires will be distributed to respondents and collected immediately upon completion.