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Salutogenic functioning amongst university administrative staff

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dc.contributor.advisor Cilliers, F.V.N. (Prof.) en
dc.contributor.author Mtsweni, Sipho Herold en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-25T11:02:37Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-25T11:02:37Z
dc.date.issued 2009-08-25T11:02:37Z
dc.date.submitted 2007-06-30 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/2336
dc.description.abstract This study provides an orientation towards coping with stress management through salutogenic functioning. Six constructs, namely, sense of coherence, hardiness, self-efficacy, potency, learned resourcefulness and locus of control, were studied as it manifest amongst random sampled university administrative staff. The literature review focused on salutogenic functioning, coping and stress, integrated in the salutogenic personality profile. The results from the research revealed positive correlations between external locus of control and self-efficacy and meaningfulness, autonomy and self control, internal locus of control and meaningfulness, internal locus of control and meaningfulness, challenge and meaningfulness. Negative correlations existed between autonomy and self-efficacy and comprehensibility, potency and all locus of control dimensions, males and females differed in their self control and external control, black africans had the lowest score on external control, and there was no relationship between age and the constructs. Conclusions and recommendations were made regarding the optimisation of salutogenic functioning among university administrative staff. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (xi, 139 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Locus of control en
dc.subject Learned resourcefulness en
dc.subject Potency en
dc.subject Self-efficacy en
dc.subject Hardiness en
dc.subject Sense of coherence en
dc.subject Compound model of stress en
dc.subject Salutogenic model en
dc.subject Positive psychology paradigm en
dc.subject.ddc 155.2
dc.subject.lcsh Clinical health psychology
dc.subject.lcsh Self-efficacy
dc.subject.lcsh Stress management
dc.subject.lcsh Coherence
dc.subject.lcsh Hardiness
dc.subject.lcsh Resourcefulness
dc.subject.lcsh Locus of control
dc.subject.lcsh Autonomy
dc.title Salutogenic functioning amongst university administrative staff en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Industrial and Organisational Psychology en
dc.description.degree M.A. (Industrial and Organisational Psychology) en


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