Main Organiser

Julius Centre University of Malaya

Co-organiser

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malay

Supported by

University of Malaya

EXPLORE THE PERSONALITY TRAITS, JOB STRESS AND JOB SATISFACTION OF HOSPITAL

Author

Shu-Chun Chen, Ming-Tsung Tang

Institution

Changhua Christian Hospital

Abstract

Objectives: This research aimed to explore the personality traits, job stress and job satisfaction of hospital administrators. The results can provide hospital administrators period reference.

Methods: It was based on questionnaire survey and the administrators of hospitals from a medical system in central Taiwan were the targets. There were 595 questionnaires distributed and 442 returned. This research managed data analysis by SPSS10.0.

Results: Hospital administrators’ personal attributes reveal significant difference on personality traits, job stress and job satisfaction.Hospital administrators when the more obvious personality traits, self-awareness the stress of “job loading” will be more obvious, the job satisfaction will be better. job stress is more significant, the job satisfaction will be lower. Personality traits of the “Friendliness”, “diligence and integrity”, “emotional sensibility” and “extraversion” and "job satisfaction" have a positive impact

Conclusion: The managers could include “personality traits” in the evaluation process while recruiting to increase the preciseness of talent selection.;should provide stress management courses: holding stress reduction courses and recreational traveling activities, encouraging the employees to have proper exercises to comfort the employees physically and psychologically. And adjust the executives’ job loading and upgrade their job skills. Administrators should buildup environmental accommodation capacities themselves: learning self- accommodation and reduce job stress to upgrade job performance.