Effect of stress management intervention on stress response and job satisfaction among employees in Chinese auto enterprises


Effect of stress management intervention on stress response and job satisfaction among employees in Chinese auto enterprises


Sheng-jun Wu, Yunge Wang, Hong Dai, Xu-feng Liu*

Faculty of Military Medical Psychology, Air Force Military Medical University


Psychiatric Research and Reviews1

Objective: To understand the effect of stress management interventions on improving stress response and job satisfaction among auto company employees. Method: A total of 320 employees in three Chinese auto companies were selected in August 2017 by stratified random sampling method to detect the stress response and job satisfaction. According to the score of job satisfaction, we got the low job satisfaction group (experimental group, n=86) and high job satisfaction group (control group, n=86). The two groups accepted a twelve months stress management intervention and then the stress response and job satisfaction scores were measured in August 2018 to learn the intervention effect. Results: The stress response score had a significant correlation with the job satisfaction score (r=0.219, P<0.05). After the intervention, the stress response and job satisfaction scores in experimental group was significantly higher than that before intervention (19.38±9.54, 16.00±10.47, P<0.05). The job satisfaction score was significantly higher than that before intervention (11.07±4.59, 2.89±1.96, P<0.01). Conclusion: Stress management intervention can improve the stress response and job satisfaction of auto enterprise employees.


Keywords: Auto enterprise employees; Stress management; Stress response; Job satisfaction


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Sheng-jun Wu, Yunge Wang, Hong Dai, Xu-feng Liu. Effect of stress management intervention on stress response and job satisfaction among employees in Chinese auto enterprises. International Journal of Psychological Research and Reviews, 2019, 2:8. DOI: 10.28933/ijprr-2018-12-0608


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