Relationship between Organizational Skills of Time Management and Job Stress among Schools Principals of Zahedan City

Alireza Heidarzadegan, Sima Nabizadeh Sarabandi, Mahbobe shamsedini

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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to ascertain the Relationship Between Organizational Skills of Time Management (OSTM) and Job Stress (JS) among Schools Principals of Zahedan City in Sistan and Baluchestan province in Iran country.so we want to examine which of the subscales of Organizational Skills of Time Management can better predict job stress of administrations. Method: Population of this research contains all managers (principals), assistants and responsible experts of education department, educational districts 1 and 2, at Zahedan city in Iran country. Since, the population was too small, trend of sampling was not conducted and the whole population was considered. Indeed 67 principals participated in this research and response to questionnaires. For collecting data two questionnaires of time management and occupational stress were used. Findings: Results of Pearson correlation coefficient indicated that there was a significant negative correlation between time management organizational skills and job stress. The results of stepwise regression showed that the scores of management of meetings had a significant negative relationship with job stress and it was a negative predictor for job stress, also operational stress was a negative predictor for job stress. The results of stepwise regression postulated that management of meetings and operational planning were the unique predictors for job stress. In the first step, planning variable explained 14% of the variance in job stress and in the second step when operational planning was entered into the regression equation explained 23% of the variance in job stress. Conclusion: the findings In this research postulated that key element in our successful life is time, especially in education organization. As Frost (1992) believes that time, everywhere is a factor of pressure and Time management is the number one tool for managing stress.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/jse.v3i1.2032

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