Stress acculturation of indonesian workers in terms of self-esteem and coping strategy

Nurul Hartini, Trisha Safira

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The current era of globalization has caused expanding number of migrant laborers from provincial to urban regions, and migrant laborers have the most elevated occurrence of work related stress. In addition, very few investigations have inspected the associationof self esteem and coping strategy on stress acculturation among vagrant Indonesian laborers. Thus, this study was done to determine the relationship of self-esteem and coping strategies on stress acculturation of Indonesian workers. This study had used quantitative approach and descriptive explanative research. There are two independent variables which are self-esteem (X1) and coping strategy (X2). The dependent variable is acculturation stress (Y). The study population was Indonesian workers and the number of sample used were a total of 49 Indonesian workers. The sampling technique used was snowball sampling. The data were analyzed using Pearson and Spearman Rho correlation test. The result showed there was no relationship between acculturation stress and self-esteem (r=0.090), problem-focused coping (r=0.717) and emotion-focused coping (r=0.536).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1341-1345
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems
Issue number5 Special Issue
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Acculturation stress
  • Coping
  • Migrant workers
  • Self-esteem


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