THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE CHAIRPERSON'S LEADERSHIP STYLE AND THE STRESS OF THE ACTING NURSE

Authors

  • Sondang Manurung Lecturer of Binawan University- Indonesia
  • Zuriati Lecturer of Binawan University - Indonesia

Abstract

Nurses have complex levels of work stress. The level of boredom, job recovery and feeling depressed are factors that trigger work stress. Job stress occurs because of the imbalance between personality characteristics with the characteristics of the aspects of work and can occur in all jobs Leadership style can be interpreted as a special feature of the form of leadership consisting of 3 leadership styles, namely autocratic, democratic, and laissez-faire. This study discusses the relationship of leadership style with work stress levels. This research was conducted by descriptive analytic method with cross sectional research design. The study was conducted from June to August 2018. The sampling technique used was total sampling as many as 76 people. Data analysis techniques used the chi-square test. The results showed the leadership style used by the head of the room (80.3%) coordination, (15.8%) authoritarian, and (3.9%) Laissez-faire (free relations). The work stress of implementing nurses (68.4%) is high and (31.6%) low. There is an interesting relationship between leadership style with the work stress of implementing nurses, with a value of p = 0.016. The conclusion of this study is that most of the head of rooms use a supportive leadership style with high stress levels. Suggestions from this study, leadership that can support the leadership style that is applied to the policies and requirements in the room and nurses can get special training to overcome the stress problems experienced by nurses at work.

Keywords:

Leadership Style, Job Stress

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Published

2020-10-01

How to Cite

Sondang Manurung, & Zuriati. (2020). THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE CHAIRPERSON’S LEADERSHIP STYLE AND THE STRESS OF THE ACTING NURSE. Malaysian Journal of Medical Research (MJMR), 4(4). Retrieved from https://ejournal.lucp.net/index.php/mjmr/article/view/1196