Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2014

A Study of Life Satisfaction and Mood States of Police and Civil Employees

Dr. Atul Pawar

Department of Psychology, Deogiri College, Auranagabad. (M.S) Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.063/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.063


There are number of Psychological researches related to behavioral aspects of human being of organizational field. Presents research is about police and local body Administration of organizational field. To study police Employees psychologically become necessary because of suicide case on Duty, Demolishing, antisocial activities, aggressiveness of seniors and these results in indicate imbalance of low order. Exploitation of citizens treating inferiorly, job in satisfaction, Corruption, various scandals, sexual Harassment by some civil employees of local body administration, force to study psychologically above said is to focus on mood states of employees and life satisfaction. It is necessary to study their state of mind psychologically. Thus researcher selected the Aurangabad area of Maharashtra region in India. 400 respondents from police and civil employees were selected by random method with criterion of equal matching method. There are four hypotheses were formulated, a) The level of life satisfaction would be high in civil employees than policeman.  b) The life satisfaction will be more in urban employees than rural employees serving in police and civil departments.  c) There will be significant differences in mood states of police and civil employees.  d) There would be significant differences in mood states of urban and rural employees serving in police and civil depts. Researcher has used life satisfaction scale designed and prepared by Q.G. Alam & Dr. Ramji Srivastava and Mood States Questionnaire by  Dr. M. Bhargva and Dr. Kapoor  has used for data collection. Two-way ANOVA was applying for data analysis, all results were significant on 0.05 and 0.01 level. Hence it concluded that nature of employment and area of residence are influence on life satisfaction and mood states.

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 1, October-December, 2014