Age Differences in Coping and Locus of Control: A Study of Managerial Stress in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, managers, work well-being, age, job satisfaction, mental well-being
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The present study involved data collection from 3 samples of Hong Kong managers to examine mechanisms by which age would relate to work well-being. A total of 634 managers was drawn by random sampling and purposive sampling methods. The results showed that age was positively related to well-being (job satisfaction and mental well-being). Furthermore, older managers reported fewer sources of stress, better coping, and a more internal locus of control. Multiple regression analyses suggested that the relations of age with 2 well-being indicators can be attributed to various combinations of coping, work locus of control, sources of stress, managerial level, and organizational tenure.
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Psychology and Aging, v. 16, issue 4, p. 707-710
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Siu, Oi-Ling; Spector, Paul E.; Cooper, Cary L.; and Donald, Ian, "Age Differences in Coping and Locus of Control: A Study of Managerial Stress in Hong Kong" (2001). Psychology Faculty Publications. 682.