International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 7, Part R (2017)
Job involvement of anganwadi workers: A study from south India
Dr. P Kumari and Dr. R Bharathi
Effective involvement of anganwadi workers is essential in dessiminating the services at community level. In this view point the present study was carried out to evaluate job involvement of anganwadi workers in Tirupati and Srikalahasthi areas of Chitttoor district both in rural and urban areas. Kanungo, 1982 research tool containing three scales viz., Job Involvement Questionnaire, Job Involvement Semantic Differential and Job Involvement Graphic scale were adapted. The data gathered well demonstrated effective job involvement of all anganwadi workers irrespective any socio-demographic variable selected such as age, education, training and habitat. However, younger women performed better than anganwadi workers of more than 30 years. Graduated women scored higher than non-graduated. It was observed that urban anganwadi workers involved relatively higher than rural anganwadi workers. Whatever might be the differences, training also observed to be crucial in imparting better job skills and involvement for performing the job much more effectively.
How to cite this article:
Dr. P Kumari and Dr. R Bharathi. Job involvement of anganwadi workers: A study from south India. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(7): 1262-1266.