ERIC Number: EJ799254
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 44
Job-Related Stress and Sleep Disorders among North Carolina College Presidents
Royal, Patricia; Grobe, William J.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v32 n7 p496-511 Jul 2008
The purpose of this study was threefold. First, the study was to determine the extent of job-related stress among North Carolina community college presidents. Second, the study was to determine the extent of sleep disorders that exist in the target population. And finally, the study was to measure, if any, the relationship between job-related stress, sleep disorders, and stress reduction methods. The findings of the study indicated that the presidents may feel job-related stress in the form of job pressures such as demands, but are less stressed by job-related threats such as a feeling of being overwhelmed. In the area of sleep, the findings suggest that community college presidents are generally sleeping without difficulties. Overall, the scores were on the lower end of the range that indicates better sleep quality. The study results also indicated that all respondents except one used some method of stress reduction.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Sleep, College Presidents, Stress Variables, Correlation, Stress Management, Administrator Responsibility
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina