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Examining factors that contribute to mental health among Malaysian executives

Darshaini, Sagathevan (2022) Examining factors that contribute to mental health among Malaysian executives. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Mental health problems such as stress, depression and anxiety are typical occupational health issues which can negatively affect the worker’s well-being and impaired organizational performance. Taking into consideration the commonness of occupational stress and stressors, nobody is resistant to the mental health’s impact despite of job title, work setting or daily tasks. Therefore, this study is conducted with the intention to capture factors that might influence mental health issues among the executives. The study examines the direct relationship between job demand, job insecurity, perceived organizational support and mental health. A total of 250 questionnaire were distributed online using Google form to executives. At the end of data collection period, at total of 222 questionnaire been return, yielding response rate was 88.8%. In this study, hypotheses for direct effect were tested using multiple regression analyses. Results showed that job demand and perceived organizational support were significantly positively related to mental health. The findings indicate that mental health issues among executives can be reduced by reduce stress related to job like revisit on the existing job demand and providng relevent organizational support to executives.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Othman, Siti Zubaidah
Item ID: 10483
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mental health, job demand, job insecurity, perceived organizational support, Executive
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce.
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5548.7-5548.85 Industrial Psychology
Divisions: School of Business Management
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2023 01:03
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2023 01:03
Department: School of Business Management
Name: Othman, Siti Zubaidah
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/10483

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