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Job Stress at the Shipbuilding Industry

  • Lee, Kwan-Suk;Chung, Da-Yeh
    • Journal of the Ergonomics Society of Korea
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    • v.31 no.1
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    • pp.177-183
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    • 2012
  • Objectives: The objectives of this study are to discuss the importance of job stress and to introduce a model of job stress at the shipbuilding industry considering the characteristics of the shipbuilding works. Background: Shipbuilding works consist of grinding, painting, interior works, welding, and assembling and using heavy equipment in narrow space or work at outside or at high and dangerous places. The working environments aggravate the stress to the workers. Methods: Studies of job stress in industries including shipbuilding industries were reviewed and the characteristics of jobs of shipbuilding were analyzed to find causes of job stress. Results: A model was constructed based upon these findings and reviews. Conclusions: Job stress of shipbuilding workers are very high and thus job and working conditions need to be improved to attenuate the level of job stress of shipbuilding workers. Applications: This model can be used to identify the highly stressed workers and sources of stress.

A Study of Job Stress among Librarians in Public Libraries in Pusan (부산지역 공공도서관 사서들의 직무스트레스에 관한 연구)

  • 한계문
    • Journal of Korean Library and Information Science Society
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    • v.30 no.4
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    • pp.163-181
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    • 1999
  • The purpose of this study is to confirm what the stress factors are in performing their jobs among librarians in Public libraries. The study further investigates to figure out the difference of the degree in cognition of job stress according to demographic characteristics of individuals and the impacts of the stress factors on job satisfaction. A survey was conducted for the study sending questionaires to 113 librarians working in 14 Public libraries in Pusan. The results of the study are followings: 1) Females experience higher job stress than males. 2) The younger the age, the higher the job stress. Also, the shorter the year at work, the higher the job stress. 3) The lower the license class, the higher the job stress. Also, singles than married have higher job stress. 4) In the impacts of stress factors on job satisfaction, role conflict is the most powerful factor, and then role overload, career development, role underload, role ambiguity and interpersonal relation, each in order.

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The Effect of Emotional Intelligence on Self-Efficacy and Job Stress of Nurses - Mediating Role of Self-Efficacy - (간호사의 감성지능이 자기효능감과 직무스트레스에 미치는 영향 - 자기효능감의 매개효과 검증 -)

  • Lee, Kyung-Hee;Song, Jung-Su
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing Administration
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    • v.16 no.1
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    • pp.17-25
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    • 2010
  • Purpose: This study was to investigate the relationship among emotional intelligence, self-efficacy and job stress of nurses. Method: Data was collected from convenient sample of 265 nurses who work for a university hospital in a city. The Questionnaire measured the level of emotional intelligence, self-efficacy and job stress of nurses. The data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, scheffe' test, pearson's correlation coefficient and hierarchical multiple regression. Result: The mean score of emotional intelligence was 3.41(${\pm}.37$), self-efficacy was 3.27(${\pm}.45$) and job stress was 3.35(${\pm}.65$). There were significant differences on self-efficacy according to age, marital status and education level. And there were significant differences on job stress according to age, working unit. It was a significant positive correlation between emotional intelligence and self-efficacy. The emotional intelligence and self-efficacy were significantly negative correlation with job stress. The emotional intelligence explained 24.8% of self-efficacy and 1.9% of job stress and self-efficacy explained 2.7% of job stress. And the self-efficacy was showed a mediate variable between emotional intelligence and job stress. Conclusion: To decrease job stress, nursing managers ought to develop the emotional intelligence and self-efficacy of nurses, reinforce as a mediating role between emotional intelligence and job stress

Job Stress, Fatigue, Job Satisfaction and Commitment to Organization in Emergency Department Nurses (응급실 간호사의 직무 스트레스, 피로, 직무 만족 및 조직 몰입)

  • Oh, Myung Ok;Sung, Mi Hae;Kim, Yang Won
    • Journal of Korean Clinical Nursing Research
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    • v.17 no.2
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    • pp.215-227
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    • 2011
  • Purpose: This research was done to identify relationships among job stress, fatigue, job satisfaction, and commitment to organization in emergency department nurses. Methods: Research participants were 513 nurses who worked in the emergency department of 17 tertiary centers and 28 secondary hospitals. Data collection for this descriptive correlational study was done from May to July 2010 using self report questionnaires, and analyzed using descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, Pearson correlation coefficient with the SAS 9.2 program. Results: There were statistically significant differences in organizational commitment according to age, religion, total clinical experience, emergency department experience, current position, frequency of night shift, average sleep hours, wage level, numbers of beds in unit, and reason for working. A positive correlation was found between job stress and fatigue, and between job satisfaction and commitment to organization for the emergency department nurses and a negative correlation between job stress and Job satisfaction, and fatigue and Job satisfaction. Conclusion: Results of this research indicate that job stress in emergency department nurses was the principal variable affecting job satisfaction and commitment to organization along with fatigue. Appropriate stress management strategies based on identification of job stress for these nurses should lead to development of improved management of nursing manpower and a reduction in stress.

A Study of Nurses' Job Satisfaction (간호사의 직무만족 관련 요인)

  • Lee, Hyang-Nyeon;Lee, So-Young;Lee, Mi-Aie
    • Journal of East-West Nursing Research
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    • v.15 no.2
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    • pp.91-101
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    • 2009
  • Purpose: This study was performed to measure nurses' perception of job stress and job satisfaction, and to clarify the factors influential to their job satisfaction. Methods: Participants were 169 nurses working at a general hospital. Data were collected with self-administrated questionnaires and analyzed by SPSS/PC WIN 15.0. Results: Subjects perceived that job stress was higher than 'middle (3)', job satisfaction was lower than 'middle (3)', and job-related stress detrimental to job satisfaction. Influential factors for job satisfaction in a 2008 survey were duty-related stress, working conditions, and knowledge/skill-related stress. Duty-related stress and working conditions were cited as influential in a 2009 survey. The explained power for job satisfaction job was 32.5% in 2008 and 21.1% in 2009. Conclusions: Higher job-related stress detracts from job satisfaction. Hospital/nursing managers need to develop strategies that could improve the personal relationship between nurses and doctors, and provide administrative support to nurses. Provision of a financial personnel management plan could alleviate future nursing shortage triggered by job dissatisfaction.

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A Relationship between Self-Regulation, Job Satisfaction, and Job Stress of Korean Nurses (일반간호사의 자기조절에 따른 직무만족과 직무 스트레스)

  • Park, Mi-Young;Park, Mi-Jeong;Yoo, Ha-Na;Kim, Joo-Hyung
    • Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing Administration
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    • v.14 no.3
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    • pp.321-331
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    • 2008
  • Purpose: This study examined the association of job satisfaction and job stress with the self regulation of nurses. Method: This research was descriptive in its design and used a self-administered questionnaire. The study subjects were 173 nurses who worked in the three university teaching hospitals. The instruments used in the study were self-regulation scale, job satisfaction scale and job stress scale. The data were analyzed by ANOVA, t-test, Pearson Correlation Coefficient, and multiple regression. Results: The mean score of self regulation, job satisfaction and job stress were 4.58, 1.90 and 3.31, respectively. The degree of error and confidence in decision making of the study subjects was associated with the extent of job satisfaction and job stress. Conclusion: Self regulation made an influence in a statistically significant way on nurses' job satisfaction and job stress. Therefore, we need to develop strategies to enhance the self regulation of nurses to improve their job satisfaction and job stress in a positive way.

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Relationship between emotional labor and burnout among dental hygienists (일부 치과위생사의 감정노동과 직무소진과의 관련성: 직무스트레스의 매개효과를 중심으로)

  • Jung, Eun-Kyung
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.16 no.1
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    • pp.53-59
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    • 2016
  • Objectives: The purposes of this study is to examine the relationship between emotional labor and burnout among dental hygienists. Methods: A self-reported questionnaire was completed by 247 dental hygienists from September 4 to October 9, 2014. The questionnaire consisted of emotional labor, job burnout, and job stress. Emotional labor included frequency of emotional expression, compliance with emotional regulation, emotional diversity, and emotional dissonance by the instrument pf Morris and Feldman. Job burnout was adopted from Maslach burnout inventory(MBI). Job stress was adpoted from instrument of Chang. Except 13 incomplete answers, 234 data were analyzed by AMOS 18.0 and SPSS 18.0 program. Results: The emotional labor has a significant positive relation to the job burnout. There was a statistical significance between emotional labor and job stress. Job stress had a positive relation to job burnout. Job stress had a mediating effect between emotional labor and job burnout. Emotional labor had a direct effect on the job burnout. Job stress also had a mediating effect on job burnout. Conclusions: It is necessary to improve working environment that can enhance emotional balance and to develop job stress management program.

A Study on Musculoskeletal Disorders and Job Stress of Workers in a Shipbuilding Company (조선업 종사자의 근골격계질환 자각증상과 직무 스트레스에 대한 연구)

  • Lee, Yu-Jeong;Kim, Tae-Hyeong;Chang, Seong-Rok
    • Journal of the Korean Society of Safety
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    • v.26 no.5
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    • pp.89-98
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    • 2011
  • Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) have become a hot issue in the Korean workplace for the past several years. So many manufacturing companies have tried to improve the work environments for the control and the prevention of the WMSDs. This study investigates the relation between WMSDs and job stress from 965 workers in a shipbuilding company by questionnaire analysis. The seven job stress factors which are job autonomy, job insecurity, organizational system, workplace culture, unfair compensation, relationship conflict, and job requirement were analyzed. The prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders symptoms were 12.9%. The analysis showed that job stress by job autonomy was higher than that by job stress factor. WMSDs were associated with job requirement, organizational system, unfair compensation and workplace culture. The results could be used to design the management program for the reduction of job stress.

A Study on the Job Stress Management of Korean Maritime Pilots (도선사의 직무스트레스 관리방안에 관한 연구)

  • CHOI, Young-Ro;LEE, Dong-Hae
    • Journal of Fisheries and Marine Sciences Education
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    • v.27 no.3
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    • pp.833-840
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    • 2015
  • This study tries to suggest de-stressing methods for Korean maritime pilots by exploring the components of Job Stress, and investigating relationship between Job Stress and Job Satisfaction. The factor analysis to find out factors influencing Job Stress and multi-variate regression analysis to reveal the relationship between Job Stress and Job Satisfaction were used, and the sample collected by questionnaire survey consisted of 81 Korean maritime pilots. Finally, analysis results of this study provide that 1) peer-relation conflict(IC), Emotional Labour(EL), Responsibility of Decision Making and psychological job demand as variables of maritime pilots' Job Stress are represented, and 2) peer-relation conflict and Responsibility of Decision Making are negatively related with Job Satisfactions.

Job Stress, Coping Type, and Job Satisfaction in Firefighters (소방공무원의 직무 스트레스, 대처방식, 직무만족)

  • Kim, Hyun
    • Korean Journal of Occupational Health Nursing
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    • v.24 no.4
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    • pp.323-330
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    • 2015
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate job stress, coping type, and job satisfaction in firefighters. Methods: It was a descriptive study, and 114 subjects were recruited during July to August, 2014. The data were analyzed by t-test, ANOVA (Sheffe's test), and Pearson's correlation coefficient using SPSS/WIN 22.0. Results: The job stress level of subjects was 47.45, coping type was 2.38 and the level of subjects' job satisfaction was 2.97. The job satisfaction was very closely negatively correlated with the job stress (r=-.66, p<.001). Conclusion: These results may contribute to better understanding of stress degree, coping type, and job satisfaction in firefighters. Further follow-up study on firefighters is necessary to relieve their job stress and increase active coping type.