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The impact of religious identity on the relationship between workplace stress and inner meaning fulfillment among non-academic staff in a public university in Malaysia

Abdul Razak, Abdul Latif and Abdul Razak, Mohd Abbas and Mutiu, Salami (2016) The impact of religious identity on the relationship between workplace stress and inner meaning fulfillment among non-academic staff in a public university in Malaysia. In: 4th International Conference on Social Sciences Research (ICSSR 2016), 18-19th July 2016, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

As the nature of today organizational work setting is becoming more challenging, it could easily be said that stress is commonly experienced among staffs due to high demand of service quality in higher citadel of learning. Coupled with serious concerns as to how it affects psychological well-being, this study examines the impact of religious identity on the relationship between workplace stress and inner meaning fulfillment among non-academic staff in a public university in Malaysia. 148 participants were selected and data were collected and analyzed through quantitative and correlational methods respectively. Results revealed as hypothesized as it was found that workers with high inner meaning fulfillment do experience lower level of workplace stress. Also, results revealed that there is significant positive relationship between religious identity and inner meaning fulfillment. These results confirmed the link between religiosity and mental health among Muslim participants as it has been reported among their counterparts in previous studies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 4549/54125
Uncontrolled Keywords: Inner Meaning Fulfillment, stress, workplace, psychological well-being.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > BF501 Motivation
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of General Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Mohd Abbas Abdul Razak
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2017 12:24
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2017 12:24
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/54125

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