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Effect of Stress Management Practice on Employees’ Performance: Evidence from Private Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia

Understanding the relationship between stress management practice and employees' performance can have significant implications for improving the working conditions and ultimately the quality of education in private higher education institutions in Ethiopia. So, the objective of this study was to identify effect of stress management on employees’ performance with reference to Evidence from Private Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia. To this end, the researchers employed quantitative research approach with explanatory research design where the effect caused by the independent variables on the dependent variable is observed through regression analysis. The simple random and stratified sampling techniques have been employed by researchers. The primary data was collected using structured questionnaire that prepared in the form of five point Likert scale. Then, quantitative analyses have been done through SPSS version 24.0 in order to get the reliable research results. Accordingly, the result of regression model showed that variables such as guided meditation, practice deep breathing, maintain physical exercise, good nutrition, manage social media time, and, connect with others has positive effect on employees performance. Based on the findings of the study, the researcher forwarded possible recommendations for the Private Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia based on statistically significant variables due to fact that they have significant influence in improving employees’ retention. For instance, stress management improves the job satisfaction and improvement in organizational commitment towards achieving organizational goals enable to increase in employee’s intention. So, that it is recommended to save the Private Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia should to work on effectiveness of stress management practices in job satisfaction, organizational commitment, total compensation, training and development, and safety of work environment to improve employees retention that enables them to enhance the quality of customer service.

Employees’ Performance, Stress Management Practices, Private Higher Education Institutions

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Lambert, E., Orkaido, K. (2024). Effect of Stress Management Practice on Employees’ Performance: Evidence from Private Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia. Science Frontiers, 5(1), 4-12.

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Lambert, E.; Orkaido, K. Effect of Stress Management Practice on Employees’ Performance: Evidence from Private Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia. Sci. Front. 2024, 5(1), 4-12. doi: 10.11648/j.sf.20240501.12

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Lambert E, Orkaido K. Effect of Stress Management Practice on Employees’ Performance: Evidence from Private Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia. Sci Front. 2024;5(1):4-12. doi: 10.11648/j.sf.20240501.12

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