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Occupational Stress and its Effects towards the Organization Management

Yahaya, Azizi and Yahaya, Noordin and Arshad, Kamariah and Ismail, Jasmi and Jaalam, Saani (2009) Occupational Stress and its Effects towards the Organization Management. Journal of Social Sciences (5 (4):). pp. 390-397. ISSN 1549-3652

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Abstract: Problem statement: The aim of this study is to find out the causes of occupational stress within the organization and the implication on job satisfaction and intention to leave and absenteeism. The researcher chooses 100 employees in Companies Commission of Malaysia, a statutory body which regulated company and businesses. Approach: All questionnaires are gathered after 2 weeks after it was distribute. Pearson product moment correlation to find out correlations and Multiple Linear Regression Technique were used to find out effect between variables. The finding indicates that factor such as external environment contribute to the occupational stress. This external factor is beyond the control of the organization. Results: The finding showed that occupational stress does not have direct effect on intention to leave and absenteeism but have direct negative effect on job satisfaction. Job satisfaction has negative effect on intention to leave and absenteeism. Some recommendation needed to be applied by management to reduce the number of turnover. Conclusion: First organization need to increase job satisfaction by reducing occupational stress. By reducing stress companies can reduce the level of intentional to leave and absenteeism. Key words: Occupational stress, job satisfaction, intention to leave and absentism

Item Type:Article
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:9719
Deposited By: Assoc. Prof Dr Azizi Yahaya
Deposited On:20 Feb 2010 08:23
Last Modified:02 Jun 2010 02:02

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