• ISSN: 2010-023X
    • Frequency: Bimonthly
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof.Tung-Zong (Donald) Chang
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Cherry L. Chen
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IJTEF 2011 Vol.2(5): 424-429 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2011.V2.143

Self-Esteem, Work-Family Enrichment and Life Satisfaction among Married Nurses in Health Care Service.

Wan Edura Wan Rashid, Mohamad Sahari Nordin, Azura Omar, and Izhairi Ismail
Abstract—Managing work and family roles become a critical issue due to changes in the lives of men and women. Hence, understanding work and family roles is seriously important for organization in helping employee to experience satisfaction in life. Thus, the objectives of this research are i) to examine the psychometric adequacy of the constructs of self-esteem, work-family enrichment and life satisfaction ii) to validate the hypothesized interrelationships among the constructs of self-esteem, work-family enrichment and life satisfaction among nurses of public hospitals in Malaysia and iii) to examine the likely mediation effect of work-family enrichment on self-esteem-satisfaction relationship. Survey questionnaire was administered to 689 married nurses of public hospitals in Malaysia. A full structural modeling testing was utilized with AMOS maximum likelihood estimation, supported the hypothesized relationship. The results substantiated the psychometric adequacy of the measure and produced a good-fitting life satisfaction model among nurses.

Index Terms—Self-Esteem, Life-Satisfaction and Work-Family Enrichment.

Wan Edura Wan Rashid is with the Faculty of Office Management and Technology, Universiti Teknologi MARA Kampus Puncak Alam, 42300, Bandar Puncak Alam (e-mail: wanedura@salam.uitm.edu.my.).
Mohamad Sahari Nordin is with Research Management Centre, International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak 53100, Kuala Lumpur. (e-mail: msahari@iium.edu.my).
Azura Omar is with the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences,International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak 53100, Kuala Lumpur. (e-mail: azura_omar@iium.edu.my).
Izhairi Ismail is with the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences,International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak 53100, Kuala Lumpur. (e-mail: izhairi@iium.edu.my)

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Cite:Wan Edura Wan Rashid, Mohamad Sahari Nordin, Azura Omar, and Izhairi Ismail, "Self-Esteem, Work-Family Enrichment and Life Satisfaction among Married Nurses in Health Care Service.," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.2, no.5, pp. 424-429, 2011.

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