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Impact of Workplace Stress on Employee Performance in Healthcare Sector of Gandaki Province, Nepal

Vol 9 , Issue 2 , July - December 2020 | Pages: 9-23 | Research Paper

Author Details ( * ) denotes Corresponding author

1. * Jas Bahadur Gurung, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Management, Prithvi Narayan Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal (
2. Nyayika Bastola, Freelance Researcher, Kathmandu, Nepal (

The study aims to investigate the impact of workplace stress on employee performance in healthcare sector of Gandaki Province. Using the sampling frame of 1162 employees of seven public hospitals in Gandaki Province, 167 respondents were randomly selected. Data has been collected using a well-structured questionnaire. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, correlation and regression analysis. The study revealed that status of employee performance is moderate in hospitals of Gandaki province, this actively demonstrates that employees are providing good quality service and are able to accomplish the task they are assigned. The findings of multiple regression portray that, pay and reward, supervisor support, role ambiguity and work life balance significantly influence in service quality and job accomplishment. However, workload was found to have weakly negative impact on employee performance.


Pay and reward; Supervisor support; Workload; Role ambiguity; Work life balance; Service quality; Job accomplishment.

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