Appraisal of post-downsizing stress and survivor's work attitude

Noorfiza, Sani (2012) Appraisal of post-downsizing stress and survivor's work attitude. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

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Abstract

This study was motivated by the reality of employee downsizing that is obvious since it brought many proven negative consequences on whole business landscape, organizational and individual employees. The major challenge was to manage human resource or the remaining employees (survivor) after layoff as their work attitudes were diminishing to remain effective in an organization. The purposes of the study are to examine whether four independent variables of the appraisal of post-downsizing stress (job insecurity, role ambiguity, role conflict and role overload) and the moderator role of perceived organizational support as coping mechanisms of the harmful effects of employee downsizing were significant factors and effective predictors of survivor's work attitude.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information: Thesis (M.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2012.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Downsizing of organizations, Psychological aspects, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, Postgraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Saman
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2017 15:04
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2021 08:48
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/15527

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