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A study on occupational stress and job satisfaction
Published in Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
2016
Volume: 11
   
Issue: 3
Pages: 417 - 430
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to test the association among occupational stress, coping strategies, mental health, physical health and job satisfaction. A paper-and-pencil survey battery comprising of five scales was completed by 360 participants. Results indicate that there is negative association between occupational stress and health (both mental and physical), also occupational stress with job satisfaction. Furthermore, there is an impact of coping strategies on the health and the attitudinal outcome (job satisfaction) of the participants. Findings convey that there exist significant differences among the dimensions of job satisfaction, relationship dynamics' is reported to be the principal dissatisfying factor. Organisations continuously demand the best performance from its employees and for this very reason, their stress levels have to be managed. Coping strategies have to be devised to manage the occupational stress so that the employees are physically and mentally fit to perform their job. In addition, employees must be aware of their stress prone areas and the coping strategies suitable for them. © 2016 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
About the journal
JournalInternational Journal of Business Innovation and Research
PublisherInderscience Enterprises Ltd.
ISSN17510252
Open AccessNo