ABSTRACT A successful construction project hinges on the effective and efficient management of human resources. The stress of human resources is directly related with work performance, and as such, should be managed to improve work performance. This study aims to perform a comparative analysis of job stress levels after a survey on the job stress of field managers and workers. Through the analysis, it is found that the stress levels of field managers are different from those of the workers and construction field managers and workers get job stress scores less than average scores of Korean male workers. In addition, different personal factors affect the field managers and the workers differently. Therefore, understanding by which factor the other parties become stressed is expected to improve efficiency in the management of human resources.
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Zhang, Z. , Lee, W. , Choi, Y. and An, S. (2013) A Comparative Analysis of Job Stress of Field Managers and Workers in Korean Construction Projects. Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research, 1, 55-60. doi: 10.4236/jbcpr.2013.13008.
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