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The effectiveness of work stress coping strategies : An analysis of probit model


Thi, Lip Sam and Lim, Hock Eam (2003) The effectiveness of work stress coping strategies : An analysis of probit model. Malaysian Management Journal, 7 (1). pp. 63-88. ISSN 0128-6226

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Abstract

This study finds that the work stress levels that are faced by ICT personnel range from mild to moderate. The estimated probit model finds that there is personality differentiation in the effectiveness of stress coping strategies. The significant and effective coping strategy. is "'seeking treatment". The "escape from situation" coping strategic is found to be significant but ineffective. Thus, it is recommended that in alleviating work stress, "seeking treatment" is the best strategy It is found that the high risk group that have higher work stress are non-Malays, married, field of specialization of accounting/business/ economics, job status of junior management, and less than 2 years of services.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Work stress; personality type; effectiveness of stress coping strategies; probit model; ICT personnel
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Business
Depositing User: Dr. Thi Lip Sam
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2010 04:14
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2015 07:18
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/358

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