• Mansoor Ahmed Soomro University of Sindh
  • Dr. Muhammad Saleh Memon Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur
  • Prof. Dr. Noor Shah Bukhari Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur


The main objective of this study was to measure the “Impact of Stress on Employee Performance in Public Sector Universities of Sindh.” In every organization performance of employee is debatable subject, to determine stress level in public sector universities and to predict employees performance and an exploratory research was conducted, by considering reward structure, and working environment as independent variable and employee performance as dependent variable. Stress felt by employee during work was major focus of study, study findings reveals that stress is directly related with employee performance, if stress level changes it also bring change in employee performance. Stress impact positively and negatively as result, increase in performance were seen when employee considered it positive, employees became enable to give their performance in better way if stress is positive, and if negative stress is their it can inadequately affect the routine and job of staff. It`s observed that mostly stress impact negatively on performance of employees and it causes physical, psychological, behavioral and social problems. Research results revealed that reward structure has positive and significant effect on employee performance; similarly, there is important contribution of working environment on employee performance too. Stress is indispensable factor to study, working environment and reward structure has massive effect on employees as factor of stress. A quantitative research technique was applied to conduct this study. A survey questionnaire was designed to collect responses. 5-point likert sale used to measure the data. Responses were collected from 310 respondents to test the model in relative to impact of stress on employee performance, data of employee relating to all categories of management in public sector universities of Sindh.

Keywords: Stress, employee performance, working environment, rewards structure.


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Author Biographies

Dr. Muhammad Saleh Memon, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur

Associate Professor

Department of Public Administration

Prof. Dr. Noor Shah Bukhari, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur


Faculty of Management Sciences

How to Cite
SOOMRO, Mansoor Ahmed; MEMON, Dr. Muhammad Saleh; BUKHARI, Prof. Dr. Noor Shah. IMPACT OF STRESS ON EMPLOYEES PERFORMANCE IN PUBLC SECTOR UNIVERSITIES OF SINDH. Sukkur IBA Journal of Management and Business, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 2, p. 114-129, jan. 2020. ISSN 2410-1885. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 28 may 2020. doi: