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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 133-140

Effect of occupational and personal stress on job satisfaction, burnout, and health: A cross-sectional analysis of college teachers in Punjab, India

General Marketing, Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, India

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Dr. Vishal Soodan
Mittal School of Business, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab - 144 411
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijoem.IJOEM_216_19

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Aim: This research is an attempt to gauge the effect of stress on job satisfaction, burnout and health that prevails among faculty members of select public and private colleges in Punjab, India. Materials and Methods: The study uses cross-sectional research methods to collect 412 samples by stratified random sampling. It uses scales like the socio-demographic questionnaire (SDQ), Chronic Burden Scale (CBS), Maslach Burnout Inventory Human Services Survey (MBI-HSS), and General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-28) to collect data. The data were analyzed using the IBM Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) Statistics software, revealing that college teachers are facing the consequences of both occupational and personal stress. Results: The study revealed significant impact of occupational and personal stress on burnout, job satisfaction, and health of college teachers. Conclusion: The result of the study found that organizational environment significantly affects stress level in college teachers. Hence, it is suggested that a humane policy related to higher education is need of the hour to protect interests of teachers which share responsibility of carving out future of the country.


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