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The relationship between salutogenic functioning and sick leave

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dc.contributor.advisor Van N Cilliers F, Prof en
dc.contributor.author Motshele VM en
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-22T11:54:16Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-22T11:54:16Z
dc.date.created 2001 en
dc.date.submitted 2001 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11892/141665
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this research was to determine the relationship between salutogenic functioning and sick leave. Occupational stress as a metatheoretical concept was investigated. Work is stressful, but some people cope better with this stress than others. A study of salutogenic functioning as a way of coping with occupational stress was done. Salutogenic constructs, as moderator variables of the coping abilities were investigated in relation to sick leave days. This research used a sample of 73 employees in PTM. The relationship between the employees' biographical variables, salutogenic functioning and sick leave was determined, and no relations between them were found, but a significant correlation between gender and Potency was found. The results indicated no relation between PTM employees' salutogenic functioning and sick leave. Furthermore, biographical variables didn't predict sick leave. The employees displayed moderate to strong salutogenic functioning in terms of their ability to cope and to stay well. en
dc.language English en
dc.subject Psychology en
dc.subject Industrial psychology en
dc.title The relationship between salutogenic functioning and sick leave en
dc.type Masters degree en
dc.description.degree MAdmin en

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