An empirical study on the Job Stress in IS Organization

IS 조직의 직무스트레스에 관한 실증적 연구

  • 이선규 (금오공과대학교 산업경영학과) ;
  • 이웅희 (금오공과대학교 산업기술개발연구윈) ;
  • 서명지 (금오공과대학교 산업경영학과)
  • Published : 2003.03.01


The employees in information system organization are highly exposed to stress. However, there is little theoretical or empirical study on the effects of job stress on IS organizations. A major reason is because few researchers consider consequences of job stress. The major purpose of this study is to verify negative effects of job stress for IS organization. This study have three purposes : to investigate the relationship between job stressors and perceived job stress; to understand the effect of perceived job stress and job attitude - job satisfaction, job involvement; to examine the role of moderators such as social support and personality in the relationship between job stressors and perceived job stress in information system organizations. The results of this study suggest that job stressors such as role overload and role ambiguity are significantly related to perceived job stress, the higher the perceived job stress is the lower the job attitudes such as job satisfaction and job involvement, and the employees' personality has moderating effects between the job stressor and perceived job stress.


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