THE EFFECTS OF SLEEP DEPRIVATION ON THE JOB PERFORMANCE OF WORKING MOTHERS
IBT journal of business studies
Purpose:- Declining work performance is a matter of grave concern for organizations and they make concerted efforts to assess the reasons underlying these loopholes. This research integrates and puts together proofs from the field of psychology and organizational behavior backed by strong neurocognitive evidence while studying the profound effects of sleep deprivation on the performance of working mothers in the educational sector of Pakistan. This research suggests that stress at the workplace
... partially mediates the negative correlation of sleep deprivation and employee performance. Methodology/Sample:- Personal survey technique has been applied here as a method of data collection and questionnaire has used as an instrument to collect the data. The sample has been taken from working mothers who are teaching and giving their services in different organizations of educational sector of Pakistan. Findings:- Based on the findings and hypothesis results it can be concluded that the given negative relationship between sleep deprivation and employee performance is partially mediated by stress at workplace. Practical Implications:- The results and contribution of present research can be of great importance to the management of all educational sectors operating in Pakistan including schools, colleges and universities. The findings and suggestions of this research could provide them with necessary data to address and resolve the issue related to performance of working mothers who are sleep-deprived, due to which they are experiencing stress at workplace, and are deviating from the desired norms of an organization.