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International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHCS)
Open Access e-journal ISSN : 2289-7577

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF ORGANIZATION STRESSORS AS PREDICTORS FOR JOB STRESS AND BURNOUT AMONG UNIVERSITY ACADEMICIANS IN MALAYSIA.

Shaiful Azlan K, Rosnah I, Mohd Rizal A.M

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ABSTRACT

Background: Job stress and burnout were alarming in tertiary education sector. The aim of this systematic review to reveal up-to-date profile of job stress and its organizational stressor among university academicians in Malaysia based on published articles from 2000 until 2016.

Materials and Methods: A systematic search of articles published between January 2000 and October 2016 was conducted in several databases (ISI Web of Knowledge, PubMed, Scopus and Ovid Medline, Google scholar).

Result: 7 studies met the inclusion criteria and were included in the review. Organizational stressors’ predictors for job stress among academicians were stressors intrinsic job, role in organization, organization structure and climate, career development and relation at work.

Conclusion: The review revealing organizational stressors as major predictors for job stress and burnout among academicians in Malaysia. The knowledge opens for intervention and prevention measures to be strategized via organization and individual level for further formulation of complete job stress prevention model among academicians in Malaysia.

Keywords: job stress, burnout, organizational stressors, predictors, Malaysia.

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