IJSRP, Volume 5, Issue 2, February 2015 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
The study of work environment and other job related nexus work related stress is highly relevant for organizational health and performance. This study explores the level of stress among the government officers in Nepal working in different hierarchies using 16 factor framework. Study was conducted among the 284 technical and non-technical government officers. Simple random sampling technique was applied to select the respondents. The study documents several stylized facts about stress in public sector offices in Nepal. Data shows that non-technical officers are at higher stress level in comparison to their technical counterparts. Findings show different factors contribute differently to the job related stress across different hierarchies and nature of work. The study signals policy makers to design necessary organizational coping mechanisms to address the level of stress of working staffs.