Discuss the main causes of job stress:
Long working hours
Bad Relationships at work
Changes within the organisation
Stress is the body's method of reacting to a condition such as a threat, challenge or physical and psychological barrier. In most workplaces, there is pressure that comes with workload, change in management styles, job responsibilities among others. If an individual fail to accommodate and respond amicably to such problems, it often results to stress and therefore there is promising chances of low performance among individuals and this as well impacts on the organization’s general performance. Within the confines of this paper will be to discuss the main causes of job stress and heavily emphasize on Long working hours, heavy workload, bad relationship and changes within the organization and how each con tribute in causing job stress within the workplace.