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Ergonomic problems and stress among workers in a manufacturing company


Hassan, Zuraida and Mohd Sarif, Nurul Hayati Hanisah (2015) Ergonomic problems and stress among workers in a manufacturing company. International Journal of Management Studies (IJMS), 22 (2). pp. 17-31. ISSN 2232-1608

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Abstract

Ergonomics is one of the most important elements which influence both the productivity and the quality of workers’ output.Avoidance of the ergonomic consideration while designing the work and work process increases stress among workers. The main purpose of this paper is to identify the relationship between ergonomic factors and stress among manufacturing workers.This quantitative research was conducted in Bangi, Selangor.A total of 100 completed questionnaires were used in the data analysis process. Findings show that work design, work process design, working hours, and workload have significant and positive relationships on stress among the respondents.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ergonomic factors, stress, manufacturing sector, work design, work process design, workload.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Zuraida Hassan
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2017 08:47
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2017 08:47
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/21251

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