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| Published: August 22, 2021

A Study of Relationship between Grit and Life Satisfaction among the Management Students

DIP: 18.01.090.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.090

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Background: Grit has been presented as a higher-order personality trait that is highly predictive of both success and performance and distinct from other traits such as conscientiousness. It is desirable for the management students to have high Grit in order to become successful mangers or leaders. This study was carried out among the management students to determine Grit and its association with Life satisfaction. The study also includes the association of Grit with Gender and age. Methods: The present study is correlation study and was conducted among 150 management students. Short Grit Scale (Duckworth & Quinn, 2009) and Life Scale (Diener et al., 1985) were used to assess Grit and Life satisfaction. Data was collected through google forms. Results:  Grit and Life satisfaction was found to be directly correlated (r=.443). There is no significant relation found between age and the Grit. There was no significant relation between the Life satisfaction and age. Conclusion: A significant Positive correlation between the Grit and Life satisfaction among the management students. The students with stronger Grit characteristics had higher self-esteem and vice versa. Lower Grit characteristics and lower Life satisfaction is unfavorable for a manager.

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Prarthana Fabyani @ prarthana.fabyani@associate.scmspune.ac.in

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.090.20210903

10.25215/0903.090

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021