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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part H (2017)

Psychological well-being among teaching and non-teaching employees: A comparative study

Author(s)
Priya Gangadharan
Abstract
Psychological well-being is an important aspect for effective performance in any organization, as it determines the internal feelings to persuade the external actions. Low psychological well-being is obvious to effect any domain of our life may it be academic or work life. The aim of the present study was to compare the psychological well -being among teaching and non-teaching staff of College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Khalid University, KSA. The sample consisted of 32 participants that include 14 faculty members and 18 non-teaching staffs. Carol Ryff’s 42 item versions Psychological well- being scale was used to collect the data from employees. This scale consisted of six dimensions namely Autonomy, Environmental Mastery, Personal Growth, Positive Relationship, Purpose in Life and Self-Acceptance. The findings of the study revealed significant difference in the dimensions of autonomy, personal growth and purpose in life at p<0.01 level. The overall psychological well-being of teaching staff is higher than the non -teaching employees at p<0.05 levels. On the whole, the present study conclude that, women in the teaching profession had the highest psychological well-being scores compared to other women employees, in relation to their working conditions and nature of job.
Pages: 513-516  |  551 Views  13 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Priya Gangadharan. Psychological well-being among teaching and non-teaching employees: A comparative study. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(5): 513-516.
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