The Moderating Effect of Organizational Identification on Occupational Stress and Insomnia Among Nurses
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Occupational stress
Organizational identification
Moderating effect



Submitted : 2023-12-19
Accepted : 2024-01-03
Published : 2024-01-18


Objective: To explore the relationship between organizational identification, occupational stress, and insomnia among nurses and to analyze the moderating role of organizational identification between occupational stress and insomnia. Methods: Through stratified sampling, 720 nurses working in a tertiary A-level hospital in Shandong Province from March to May 2021 were surveyed using an effort-reward imbalance questionnaire, an organizational identification questionnaire, and the Athens Insomnia scale. Results: Organizational identification was negatively correlated with occupational stress and insomnia (r1 = -0.121, P1 < 0.01; r2 = -0.144, P2 < 0.01). Occupational stress was positively correlated with insomnia (r = 0.379, P < 0.01). Organizational identity significantly moderated nurses’ occupational stress and insomnia (β = -0.192, t = -2.558, P < 0.05). Conclusion: Occupational stress and organizational identification can predict insomnia. Organizational identification could negatively mediate the relationship between occupational stress and insomnia. Improving organizational identification may help alleviate insomnia symptoms by relieving occupational stress.


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