|Document ID (ISN)||77958|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0267-8373 - Work and Stress
|Convention or series no.
||Mak A.S., Mueller J.
||Job insecurity, coping resources and personality dispositions in occupational strain
||Oct.-Dec. 2000, Vol.14, No.4, p.312-328. 51 ref.
||The relationships between the work-related stressor of perceived job insecurity and various indicators of occupational strain are presented, taking into account employees' personality dispositions and coping resources. 222 Australian public servants were surveyed during an organizational restructuring that involved downsizing and threats to job certainty. Findings from hierarchical regression analyses indicate consistent significant independent effects of personality dispositions, coping resources and perceived job insecurity on various indicators of strain. There was also support for the moderating roles of negative affectivity and self-care in the relation between perceived job insecurity and physical strain. Implications for the role of dispositional factors, especially negative affectivity, and the utility of various coping resources in accounting for occupational strain in times of threatened job security are discussed.
||neuropsychic stress; community services; character; mental attitude
||work organization; mental health; unemployment; stress studies; questionnaire survey
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Australia|
||Psychology and sociology
|Broad subject area(s)
||Stress, psychosocial factors
||Mental stress and burnout
Psychology of work organization