COMPARISON OF STRESS, SUPPORT AND MENTAL HEALTH OF EMPLOYEES AT FIVE ORGANIZATIONAL LEVELS IN PAKISTAN
Chaudhry, F.N., Government College Lahore and latif, A., National Institute of Handicapped, Pakistan, Anjum, A., Fairleigh Dickinson University and Rashid, T., Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA
A convenient sample of 172 mostly (93%) male employees of both public and private enterprises in Pakistan were administered the SWS-International Survey of Stress and Mental Health, to investigate whether there are differences in the degree of stress at different organizational levels. Results showed stress scores in all domains. Social/Situational, Work and Self for top executives are significantly lower and support scores significantly higher compared to employees at lower organizational levels. Consistent with this pattern, top management scores for Poor mental Health are significantly lower and for Good Mental Health significantly higher compared to employees at lower organizational levels.