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Identifying the role of HR professionals in managing the work-related stress among the Indian nurses working in Ireland from the Indian nurse’s perspective

Mathew, Joseph (2022) Identifying the role of HR professionals in managing the work-related stress among the Indian nurses working in Ireland from the Indian nurse’s perspective. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The stress level of Indian nurses in Ireland is not well investigated so, the purpose of this study is to identify the role of HR professionals in managing the work-related stress among the Indian nurses working in Ireland from the Indian nurse’s perspective. There are three research objectives within the study they are, to Identify the stress level of Indian nurses working in Ireland, to investigate the causes for the work- related stress among Indian nurses working in Ireland and to identify how the HR professionals manage the work-related stress among Indian nurses from the Indian nurse’s perspective.

The research was conducted by using a mixed method. A quantitative survey was used to identify the work-related stress level of Indian nurse while, a qualitative semi structured interview was used to identify the causes of stress among the Indian nurses and to identify the role of HR in managing the stress of Indian nurses from the Indian nurse’s perspective. After the survey the data was analysed using SPSS version 28 and the data got from the interview was analysed using thematic approach.

It was found that almost 40% of samples of Indian nurses have only low level of stress while 8.57% of sample have potentially dangerous stress. The main themes identified under the research objective two are workload, co-worker and employment condition while, themes identified under the third research objectives are support from HR, training, appreciation and recognition.

From the finding its evident that Indian nurses have work-related stress among them and the HR play a key role in managing the stress of Indian nurses.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
R Medicine > RT Nursing
R Medicine > Healthcare Industry
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Industrial Psychology > Workplace Stress
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Clara Chan
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2022 12:43
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2022 12:43
URI: https://norma.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/5690

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