International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 7, Part G (2016)
A meta-analytic examination of occupational stress and its related factors among university teachers
Hiteshwari Jadeja and Dr. AN Sanghvi
Stress has been widely recognized in the literatures across the globe. With the intention to see the sights of basic stress and stressors among the university teachers, this investigation also examine the relationship between selected demographic variables and Principal Component of Sources affecting Stress. It is based on empirical research conducted on 183 university teachers of Gujarat that are providing education in various disciplines using convenience sampling method. Pertinent data was collected through questionnaires based on close-ended questions. Factor Analysis was performed in SPSS to identify the major factors affecting the stress level of the teachers and Pearson Correlation was applied to understand the relation between age, gender, educational qualification, work experience, designation and sources of stress. The results obtained from the data revealed that unfavorable personal factors and bureaucratic procedures hinder the performance of teachers. Also the clarity of job role and the authority to handle the situations is very essential for a well performed duty. It was also found that Age and Work experience contributes towards the feeling of stress while no difference was found among education and the gender of the teachers. Thus, it can be summarized that cautious and well-planned application, strategies in work, role clarity, and training and development can be rewarding for employees and organizations both.
How to cite this article:
Hiteshwari Jadeja and Dr. AN Sanghvi. A meta-analytic examination of occupational stress and its related factors among university teachers. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(7): 481-487.