Economics
  • ISSN: 2155-7950
  • Journal of Business and Economics
A Model of the Relationship between Behavioral Integrity, Moral Distress,

and Work-Family Conflict of Nurse Workers in Aceh, Indonesia


Mahdani Ibrahim1, Muhammad Subhan2, Nurhayati Nurhayati3, Banta Karollah3
(1. Faculty of Economics and Business, Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia;

2. Pertamina University, Indonesia; 3. Sabang College of Economics, Indonesia)


Abstract: This study is aimed at analyzing the relationship between behavioral integrity, work-family conflict, and moral distress among female workers in Aceh Province of Indonesia. The study was conducted at Arun Hospital in Lhokseumawe. The unit of analysis in this study were all nurses who work at the hospital. Using the cluster method in data collection, the samples were similar to a census, all population treated as the respondents. Data were retrieved through the questionnaire distribution to 127 nurse workers at the hospital as the respondents. Data were analyzed using Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) with the Analysis of Moment Structure (AMOS) program. The analysis showed that behavioral integrity, work-family conflict, and moral distress were interrelated significantly, whereby the moral distress plays the biggest influence on work-family conflict of the nurses.


Key words: behavioral integrity; moral distress; work-family conflict; employee management; female worker, Indonesia
JEL codes: J24, J81, I15





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