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American Journal of Economics, Finance and Management, Vol.1, No.5, Oct. 2015, Pub. Date: Jun. 24, 2015
Stress Coping Styles Moderating the Relationship Between Job Stress and Deviant Behaviors: Some Gender Discriminations
Pages: 377-387 Views: 2743 Downloads: 1694
Authors
[01] Mohsen Golparvar, Department of I/O Psychology, Psychology and Educational College, Islamic Azad University, Esfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Esfahan, Iran.
[02] Mohsen Taleb, Department of I/O Psychology, Psychology and Educational College, Islamic Azad University, Esfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Esfahan, Iran.
[03] Fahimeh Abdoli, Department of I/O Psychology, Psychology and Educational College, Islamic Azad University, Esfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Esfahan, Iran.
[04] Hassan Abedini, Department of I/O Psychology, Psychology and Educational College, Islamic Azad University, Esfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Esfahan, Iran.
Abstract
Coping styles are the important and effective factors on employees’ behavior in organizations. According to the moderating role of efficient and inefficient coping styles, the main purpose of this research was to study the role of job stress on deviant behaviors. The research sample group consisted of three hundred eighty teachers (192 male and 188 female) in Esfahan, Iran. The results of hierarchical regression analysis revealed that efficient coping styles moderates marginally the relationship between enterprise and challenging stress with deviant behaviors toward individuals. Further analysis revealed that only for women, efficient coping styles moderates the relationship between enterprise and challenging stress with deviant behaviors toward individuals. That is, in high efficient coping styles, there is a positive and significant relationship between enterprise stress and deviant behaviors toward individuals, but in low efficient coping styles, rather than in high efficient coping styles, there is a stranger relationship between challenge stress and deviant behaviors toward individuals.
Keywords
Coping Stress, Deviant Behaviors, Stress Coping Styles, Gender Discrimination, Iran
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