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The Relationship among Role Conflict, Role Ambiguity, Role Overload and Job Stress of Chinese Middle-Level Cadres

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Zhou Yongkang, Zeng Weixi, Hu Yalin, Xi Yipeng, Tan Liu

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School of Culture and Social Development Studies, Southwest University, Chongqing, China.
School of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Electronic Science and Technology, Chengdu, China.

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This research aims to explore the relationship among role conflict, role ambiguity, role overload and job stress of middle-level cadres in Chinese local government. Through a questionnaire survey of 220 cadres, the results showed that time pressure was significantly correlated with role conflict and role overload; job anxiety and job stress were significantly and positively correlated with role ambiguity, role conflict and role overload; role ambiguity had a significant and positive effect on job anxiety and job stress; role conflict and role overload had a significant and positive effect on time stress, job anxiety and job stress.

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Role Conflict; Role Ambiguity; Role Overload; Job Stress; Job Anxiety

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Zhou, Y., Zeng, W., Hu, Y., Xi, Y. & Tan, L. (2014). The Relationship among Role Conflict, Role Ambiguity, Role Overload and Job Stress of Chinese Middle-Level Cadres. Chinese Studies, 3, 8-11. doi: 10.4236/chnstd.2014.31003.

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The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

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