International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part H (2017)
Psychological well-being among teaching and non-teaching employees: A comparative study
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.
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.