Influence of personal and occupational stressors on job performance of library staff in private universities in Oyo State, Nigeria


  • Adekunle Emmanuel Oyadeyi Ajayi Crowther Univesity Oyo
  • Omobolanle Seri Fasola Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
  • Taofeek Abiodun Oladokun Lead City University, Ibadan



Personal stressors, Occupational Stressors, Job Performance, Library staff, Private Universities, Oyo State


The study investigated the influence of personal and occupational stressors on job performance of library staff in private universities in Oyo State, Nigeria. A survey research method was adopted in the conduct of this study. The population of the study includes all library staff in private universities in Oyo State, Nigeria using total enumeration sampling technique. Questionnaire was the major instrument used for data collection. The data collected was analyzed using table of frequency, percentage counts and mean analysis. The study’s findings revealed a significant correlation between personal stress, job stress and job performance. According to the findings, underachieving, financial problem, resentment, job insecurity, relationship and health issues are stress stimulants that contribute to personal stress among library personnel in private universities in Oyo State. While disrespect from library users, poor working conditions, working overtime, work overload, and using personal resources to work constitute major occupational stressors for library staff.  These stressors are significantly correlated with absenteeism, low productivity, resignation, lateness, sleeplessness and alcoholism


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Oyadeyi , A. E. ., O. S. Fasola, e T. A. . Oladokun. “Influence of Personal and Occupational Stressors on Job Performance of Library Staff in Private Universities in Oyo State, Nigeria”. Brazilian Journal of Information Science: Research Trends, vol. 16, junho de 2022, p. e02148, doi:10.36311/1981-1640.2022.v16.e02148.