Ahmad, Sajjad and Aftab, Muhammad and Rehman, Kashif-Ur- (2010): Moderating effect of social support on personal financial constraints and job stress relationship. Published in: Asian Journal of Management Research , Vol. 2, No. 1 (2011): pp. 156-165.
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The aim of this paper is to examine the moderating effect of social support (which may be supervisory, friends, family and relatives) on the relationship of personal financial constraints and job stress relationship. Sample consists of 294 respondents from randomly selected 28 branches of 22 banks located across all major cities of Pakistan. Moderated regression analysis has been used to test the hypothesized relationships. Personal financial constraints enhance job stress and social support moderates this relationship. Job stress increases when an employee faces financial constraints but decreases in the presence of social support. Practical and theoretical implications are drawn. This research is conducted in banking industry, so its results can’t be generalized to other industries. This paper is the first which examines the impact of a non-work related variable, personal financial constraint on job stress along with buffering role of social support. Its findings have great implications for employers for increasing productivity of employees.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Moderating effect of social support on personal financial constraints and job stress relationship|
|English Title:||Moderating effect of social support on personal financial constraints and job stress relationship|
|Keywords:||Job stress, personal financial constraints, social support, moderating, banking, Pakistan|
|Subjects:||M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M5 - Personnel Economics > M54 - Labor Management
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J5 - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining > J50 - General
|Depositing User:||Muhammad Aftab|
|Date Deposited:||06. Feb 2012 02:24|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2013 07:52|
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