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| Published: December 25, 2016

Need Pattern, Job Satisfaction and Mental Health among IT Professionals

Sushma Suri

Sr. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Swati Sharma

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Tahir Abbas

Student M.A. Applied Psychology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.036/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.036

ABSTRACT

The present study designed to assess the need pattern, mental health and job satisfaction among male and female IT professionals. It also aimed to find out the relationship between need pattern, job satisfaction and mental health. The sample includes 60 subjects working in different IT companies like WIPRO, HCL, IBM, etc. and were divided equally on the basis of their genders i.e. male (N=30) and female (N=30). Need Pattern Scale, Job Satisfaction Scale and Mental Health Inventory were used to collect data. Obtained scores were analysed with the help of t-test and correlation coefficient. Findings of the study demonstrated a significant difference between male and female IT professionals only on the aggression and power dimensions of need patterns and total scores. Regarding job satisfaction both the group differed only on economy statement dimension. As far as mental health is concerned they showed significant difference on all dimension except perception of reality and integrating personality. No significant relationship observed between mental health and job satisfaction and need pattern irrespective of their gender.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.036/20160401

10.25215/0401.036

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016