Work-related stress in nursing: An empirical study of female nurses in private hospitals in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Soon, Wai Ping (2010) Work-related stress in nursing: An empirical study of female nurses in private hospitals in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

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This research Investigates the relationship between four independent variables namely role ambiguity, role conflict, role overload, and responsibility for people; towards occupational stress among female nurses. The research focused on the Influence of stressors at individual level among female nurses employed in private hospitals In Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Using a quantitative approach, a total of seventy one (71) nurses completed the questionnaire. The results indicated that Role Ambiguity was significantly related to stress. Meanwhile, Role Overload, Role Conflict and Responsibility for People not significantly related to Stress. The findings of this study provide a valuable Insight into the Importance of ensuring nurses are dear about their work roles, and, enhancing the management of Role Ambiguity in the nursing profession In order to combat stress.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords:occupational stress, female nurses, private hospital, responsibility for people, work roles
Subjects:R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Divisions:SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
ID Code:10649
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:12 Mar 2015 12:43
Last Modified:12 Mar 2015 12:43

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