J Korean Acad Soc Nurs Educ.  2015 Nov;21(4):490-498. 10.5977/jkasne.2015.21.4.490.

The Effects of Job Stress, Depression, and Psychological Happiness on Job Satisfaction of Office Workers

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  • 1Department of Nursing, Suseong College, Daegu, Korea.
  • 2Department of Nursing, Andong Science College, Andong, Korea. cosove@nate.com

Abstract

PURPOSE
The purpose of this study is to identify factors that predict job satisfaction in office workers. Participants were recruited from eight industries in B Ku in D city, and the research was carried out from February 10 until October 10, 2014. Job satisfaction was assessed using the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ).
METHODS
Data was analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficients and a stepwise multiple regression analysis with SPSS/WIN 18.0. There was a negative correlation between job satisfaction and job stress.
RESULTS
Job stress (lack of reward, occupational climate, job demand, job insecurity) and psychological happiness were identified as determinants of job satisfaction, which explained 43.6% of the total variance of job satisfaction.
CONCLUSION
The findings provide empirical evidence to help nurses prepare effective interventions related to the mental health promotion of office workers.

Keyword

Industry; Workers; Stress; Depression; Happiness; Job satisfaction
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