A Conceptual Paper on Organizational Stressors Among Higher Education Deans

Asian Social Work Journal (ASWJ)

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Title A Conceptual Paper on Organizational Stressors Among Higher Education Deans
 
Creator Huan Zhi, Alfred Chan
Malek, Mohd Dahlan Hj
Bahari, Ferlis
 
Description This is a conceptual paper to study the effects of organizational stressors that may impede the psychological, physiological and behavioral-interpersonal wellbeing of an organizational member. The study reviews literatures on what effects will general stress alter and degrade the psychological, physiological and behavioral-interpersonal wellbeing of an individual exposed to stressors. The final part of this study’s analysis is what constitutes as organizational stressors among studies that focuses specifically on higher education deans. The factors outlined in the paper were analyzed using the theoretical framework of Managerial Stress Cycle (Gmelch, 1991) and Administrative Stress Index (Gmelch, 1982). A conceptual integrative model was developed in regard to these two frameworks. Both these models are appropriate for this inquiry because, it allows the reader to understand what are the effects of organizational stressors towards psychological and physiological health and its consequences. A number of databases such as ebcohost, springer link, science direct, Jstor and emerald were used to acquire literature on the topics. Conclusions from the literature states that health ailments stemming from stressors are evident and may function as a catalyst towards more dangerous diseases. Higher education dean’s experiences with organizational stressors also seem to be evolving, incorporating new contemporary issues not seen in the past.
 
Publisher Asian Social Work Journal
 
Date 2017-12-12
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://msocialwork.com/index.php/aswj/article/view/4
10.47405/aswj.v1i1.4
 
Source Asian Social Work Journal; Vol 1 No 1 (2016); 9 - 16
0128-1577
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://msocialwork.com/index.php/aswj/article/view/4/2
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2016 Asian Social Work Journal
 

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