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Relationship of work overload, working environment, and workplace relationships towards job stress in the Royal Malaysia Police Officer

Sasikumar, Munian (2022) Relationship of work overload, working environment, and workplace relationships towards job stress in the Royal Malaysia Police Officer. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Stress has been regarded as a major issue in relations to law enforcement officers including police officers. This research aim‟s to explore the relationships between various factors and potential sources referred to as “Job Stressor” with job stress among Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) personnel. In this regard, this research
attempts to investigate the contribution of workloads, working environment, and workplace relationships factor which is known as primary work-related job stressors towards the relationships with job stress among Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) personnel. This quantitative study was conducted at Royal Malaysian Police and the populations were the police officers stationed at overall (RMP) police officers randomly. Data were collected and gathered using survey method and questionnaires are used as the survey instruments. A total of 250 questionnaires were distributed
whereby only 164 questionnaires were successfully retrieved. The findings of this study resulted in acceptance on some of the hypotheses formulated for this study. The research findings indicated that workloads and poor supervisory support have positive and significant relationships with the police officers job stress whereas work overloads, working environment, workplace relationship was found to have no significant relationships with job stress. Hence, the findings of this study contribute to the limited existing literature on policing occupational work stress and also had to some degree, added to the comprehension of understandings and enrich the knowledge regarding policing job stress and job stressors within the landscape of Malaysian policing.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : zahar, Marziah
Item ID: 9982
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stress, Job Stress, Workloads, Working Environment,Workplace Relationships
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: School of Business Management
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2022 01:43
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2022 01:43
Department: School of Business Management
Name: zahar, Marziah
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9982

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