publication . Doctoral thesis . 1990

The perceived stress and turnover intention of direct-care staff of community residential facilities

Lightle, Kevin Eugene;
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  • Published: 04 Aug 1990
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This study examines turnover among direct-care staff of community residential facilities. Turnover is of concern as the projected rate indicated by direct-care staff is 34%. A review of personnel records project an annual turnover rate of 40%. Stress is examined for its relationship to turnover. The Maslach Burnout Inventory is used to measure the perceived stress level of staff. Results indicate direct-care staff are not stressed to the point of burnout in two of the three subscales of the Maslach Inventory. Further analysis reveals no significant relationship between stress and turnover intention. Role conflict, role ambiguity, and role overload are examined f...
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free text keywords: Job stress, Mental retardation facilities Employees, Burn out - Psychology, LD5655.V856 1990.L544
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