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An empirical study of stressors among multimedia university students: A case of MMU Malacca Campus


Ibrahim, Nor Fauziana and Bohari, Abdul Manaf (2012) An empirical study of stressors among multimedia university students: A case of MMU Malacca Campus. IBIMA Business Review, 2012. pp. 1-10. ISSN 19473788

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Abstract

Stress has become an important issue in university environment as well as in the real society.Many scholars in the field of behavioral science have carried out extensive research on stress and its outcomes and concluded that the issues of stressor are needed more attention.Specifically, stress in academic institutions can stimulate both positive and negative consequences that were depending on some factor.The main objective of the study is to identify the highest types of stress among students.Secondly, the study will explore the relationship between identified stressors and successful factor of student.This study used the survey method where 216 respondents has respons to the questionnaires.The study was applied to diploma students of Multimedia University Malacca Campus.One of finding shows that 89.7 percents students experienced stress, and 10.3 percent student’s not experiencing stress.Using logistic regression test, the findings of the study indicates that there are many other factors influences students stress such teaching quality/relations with lecturers, financial and environmental (campus and administrative) of the students which is can give impact in students life.Investigating the different areas where stress occurs can help students learn ways to cope with their stress.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stress; Students; University.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mr. Abdul Manaf Bohari
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2015 06:41
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 03:35
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15034

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