Factors that influence job dissatisfaction and mental health among academicians and administrative staff: Case of Universiti Malaysia Sabah

Ismail Abdul Jalil, (2006) Factors that influence job dissatisfaction and mental health among academicians and administrative staff: Case of Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

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Abstract

Attempts to identify some important variables that contribute to job dissatisfaction and mental health among academic and administrative staff to estimate their direct and indirect effects on various outcome measures (such as mental health, job satisfaction and Sources of Stress). Based on previous research, proposes and tests a model to the academicians and administrative staffs. This study was done by using the Occupational Stress Indicator (OSI) investigated occupational stress in Universiti Malaysia Sabah. The questionnaire was administered to 87 staff of the University. The results showed the reliabilities and predictive validity of the OSI subscales were reasonably high in the samples. Through the test, relationships between job dissatisfaction and sources of stress provided did support findings obtained in Western countries. Moreover, the direct impacts of sources of stress also corroborated previous studies in Western societies. Result form the study also revealed that mental health was not fit with others sources of stress.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: job satisfaction, mental health, academician and administrative staff, source of stress, satisfaction
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
Depositing User: MDM SITI AZIZAH IDRIS
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2013 08:56
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2017 02:36
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/6371

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