Effects of Emotional Exhaustion on Employee Performance among Academic Staff of Tertiary Institutions in Ekiti State, Nigeria
Keywords:Emotional Exhaustion, Employee, Performance.
The study examined the effects of emotional exhaustion on employee performance among academic staff of tertiary institutions in Ekiti State, Nigeria. A descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study comprised 2609
academic staff of tertiary institutions in Ekiti State. The sample size of 1214 respondents was employed and it was determined by
the Yamani sampling model. Data used for the study were gathered through the structured questionnaire. Data gathered were
analyzed using multiple regression. The result showed that time constraint has a significant effect on employee performance. Both work pressure and physical ailment has a negative effect on employee performance (t=3.454, t= -2.776 and t=-2.910, p<0.05).
The study concluded that emotional exhaustion is significantly related to employee performance among academic staff of tertiary
institutions in Ekiti State, Nigeria.
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