Stress And Frustration Among Nigerian Business Managers. (a Case Study Of Star Paper Mills Nig. Ltd Aba, Abia State)

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STRESS AND FRUSTRATION AMONG NIGERIAN BUSINESS MANAGERS.

(A CASE STUDY OF STAR PAPER MILLS NIG. LTD ABA, ABIA STATE)

ABSTRACT

 

Several literature and publications in delight concerning the contrition of service of the Nigerian manager have not been anything to write home about most of the writer point to the face that Nigerian managers are finding it more difficult to carry on with their job tasks responsible and to meet their role expectation both personal and societal.  It is in light of this that the researcher chose to study the consequence of such difficult situation on the managers.

There is no dust that with such difficult situation on the managers parts such pettish and precarious conditions the managers are bound to have stress and frustration among them.  This study was therefore aimed at finding out the prevalence of stress and frustration among Nigeria business managers.

The identification of problem of study led to assumption being made on the various associated with stress and frustration.  The variable included the organization influence the job demand and the environment pressure.

The population of study consisted of the managerial position from the major business organization in Aba of Abia state.

 

This firm in our study is star paper mills Nig. Ltd in Abia state.  A total of 60 questionnaires were distributed and 47 retrenched making for 78:33% of the population of study.  Data collected were presented and analyzed, the hypothesis were tested using simple percentages and statistical decisions are based on simple data that is to accept or reject the null hypothesis (H0)    

Based on the statistical testing of hypothesis assumptions were this sustained:

i)                   That stress and frustration are major handclaps to Nigerian business managers.

ii)                That organization influence contributes to stress and frustration among managers.

iii)              That job demand causer stress and frustration to mangers.

iv)              The environment pressure cause stress and frustration to managers

v)                Those Nigerian business managers will not leave their job as a consequence of stress and frustrations.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Title page

Approval page

Dedication.

Acknowledgement

Abstract

Table of content

 

CHAPTER ONE

Introduction

1.1     Background of study.

1.2     Statements of problem.

1.3            Objective of the study.

1.4            Research questions

1.5     Significance of the study

1.6     Scope of the study

1.7     Limitations of the study

1.8     Definitions of terms.

 

CHAPTER TWO

Literature Review

2.1            Conflict in an organization

2.2            Sources of organization

2.3            Causes of stress and frustration among mangers

References

 

CHAPTER THREE

RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY

3.1     Introduction to the study

3.2     Population of the study

3.3     Sample size determination

3.4     Instrument for data collection

3.5     Validation of the instrument

3.6     Reliability of the instrument question distribution & retrieval

3.7     Method of data collection

3.8     Method of data analysis

 

CHAPTER FOUR

4.1            Presentation & analysis

4.2            Testing of hypothesis

4.3            Summary of result.

 

CHAPTER FIVE

5.1            Discussion of result

5.2            Conclusion and finding

5.3            Recommendation

5.4            Suggestion for further study

Bibliography

Appendix

 

CHAPTER ONE

 

INTRODUCTIN

1.1     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Today in our society the title “manager” carries the notion of a  highly paid business executive provide with furnished air-conditioned quarters are offices chauffeur driven and social esteemed.

He is perceived as the last to come to work and the first to leave the work place.  He is the boss whose signature and so on are regarded as important.  He is this seen as one who has succeeded in all life effort and has noting to complain of.  His entire problem is or can be taken care of.

If the manager is all that he is assumed to be and enjoys all that society and organization bestows on him.  Why then is the expected role performance to the organization and to him not always ideal and efficient? There are many factors responsible for this low performance and satisfaction on the job.  It is the aim of this research work to find out two stress and frustration among managers contribute to this low role performance and dissatisfaction in their jobs.  According to Mabjiogu, in the present dry Nigeria there is a great dealk of unacknowledged intentions in the manager’s essential authority that either frustrates him or makes his position a very difficult one.

The could be either social influence or interventions with his authority which may be responsible for the critical position of  the manager in the present day Nigeria.

Since the end of the civil war Nigeria has witnessed nearly a decade of oil boom the phenomenal rise in the demand for capital and consumer goods and the galloping rate of inflation.

Distributions of essential commodities importers and trader gained tremendously by creating artificial scarcity hoarding and selective trading. Bank markets spray up.  All these created Nigeria millionaires and quasi- millionaires over night who are not suctioned in the management of enormous wealth or able appraised long term opportunity for their invested wealth.  Unfortunately the Nigeria business manger with long years of marketing and distribution training   and experience is operating in the same market these new business tycoons either selling to them advising hem or finding for them avenues of importation and distribution.

He relives tips makes customers attend their parties and social activities and usually is sample to take bribes in other to do one centerline business with them against the interest of his employers. These societal influences sooner or

 

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