RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AND LECTURERS’ JOB EFFECTIVENESS IN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION OYO STATE, NIGERIA
Aderinto Sanjo & Adebayo Beatrice Aransiola
This study assessed relationship between stress management strategies and lecturers’ job effectiveness in college of education Oyo, State, Nigeria. It adopted a descriptive survey of correlation type. The population of the study consisted of all lecturers in the one of college of education, owned by Oyo state. Sample size was 120 lecturers were drawn using proportional sampling technique from five schools (school arts and social sciences, sciences, languages, and business and vocational studies). A researcher- designed questionnaire tagged’’ Stress management strategies and lecturers job effectiveness Questionnaire (SMSLJEQ) was used to elicit relevant information from the respondents drawn from the sampled institution. Descriptive statistics of frequency counts and percentage was used to analyze the personal data of respondents, mean and standard deviation was used to answer research question 2 while Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC) was used to test research hypotheses at 0.05 alpha level of significance. The finding revealed that there was significant relationship between exercise activities and lecturers job effectiveness in colleges of education Oyo, State. There was significant relationship between lecturer time schedules and lecturers job effectiveness in college of education Oyo, State. There was significant relationship between lecturer interaction and lecturers job effectiveness in college of education Oyo, State. There was significant relationship between reduction on workload and lecturers job effectiveness in college of education Oyo, State. The following recommendations were made: Steps should be taken to reduce the workload of the lecturers. Lecturers should learn to prioritize the various works such as lecturing, paper writing, students’ assessment and other related activities.