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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

Impact of occupational stress on high school principals

Author(s):
Supriya Padanad and Lata Pujar
Abstract:
Occupational stress occurs when workers perceive an imbalance between their capability and resources to meet these demands. A study conducted to examine the impact of occupational stress on high school principals. Sample comprised of 60 principals from Belagavi District and 60 principals from Kalburgi District who attended training at SISLEP Dharwad. Occupational Stress Index and Aggarwal scale of SES were used to know the condition of job related stress and Socio Economic Status of the principals. Results revealed that, majority of principals from both Government and Aided high schools had moderate level of occupational stress. Government principals experienced occupational stress in the dimensions of role overload, role ambiguity, powerlessness, peer group relations, intrinsic impoverishment and unprofitability. Where as, Aided high school principals had high level of occupational stress in the dimensions of role overload, under participation and unprofitability. Principals who belonged to 46-50 years in government school and 51-55 years in aided schools had more of occupational stress. Female principals from both the school and rural locality had more of occupational stress as compared to male principals.
Pages: 1053-1056  |  250 Views  69 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Supriya Padanad and Lata Pujar. Impact of occupational stress on high school principals. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 1053-1056.

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