A study of job stress on job satisfaction among university staff in Malaysia: Empirical study

Nilufar Ahsan, Zaini Abdullah, David Yong Gun Fie, Syed Shah Alam Syed Shah Alam

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Abstract

This article investigates the relationship between job stress and job satisfaction. The determinants of job stress that have been examined under this study include, management role, relationship with others, workload pressure, homework interface, role ambiguity, and performance pressure. The sample consists of a public university academician from Klang Valley area in Malaysia. The results show there is a significant relationship between four of the constructs tested. The results also show that there is significant negative relationship between job stress and job satisfaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-131
Number of pages11
JournalEuropean Journal of Social Sciences
Volume8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Academician
  • Job stress
  • Klang valley

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A study of job stress on job satisfaction among university staff in Malaysia : Empirical study. / Ahsan, Nilufar; Abdullah, Zaini; Fie, David Yong Gun; Syed Shah Alam, Syed Shah Alam.

In: European Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 1, 03.2009, p. 121-131.

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