Stress, self-esteem and work performance amongst employees at Office of the President
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The main purpose of the study was to investigate stress, self-esteem and work performance among employees at the Office of the President, the levels of stress and self-esteem alongside the relationship amongst the three variables. The specific objectives were to: assess the levels of self-esteem among employees of the Office of the President; investigate the levels of stress among employees of the Office of the President; examine the relationship between stress and self-esteem to work performance of employees of Office of the President; understand the link between stress and work performance amongst employees at the Office of the President; understand the link between self-esteem and work performance amongst employees of Office of the President. The study adopted a cross-sectional survey design. The study targeted 700employees and according to Morgan’s table the sample size comprised of 248employees. Data was collected by use of a questionnaire. The study found that the levels ofself-esteem and stress were on moderate levels as per employees at Office of the President. The study showed that there was no significant relationship amongst all the three variables such asstress and self-esteem with (r= -.009, p = .892) and p > 0.01 which indicated that levels of self-esteem are not significantly related to an increase in stress levels. Levels self-esteem do not significantly influence employee work performance as shown in the findings (r = -.006, p = .304). According to the findings, r = -.006, p = .927 stress had no significant relationship with work performance of employees at Office of the President. The study concluded that the levels of stress and self-esteem were at optimum levels and variables were not significantly related as they did not influence each other in any significant way.