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| Published: December 25, 2014

Occupational Stress, Job Satisfaction & Mental Health among Employees of Government and Non-government Sectors

Kapildev S. Khudaniya

Ph.D. Scholar, Gujarat University, Ahmadabad, Gujarat Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. S. M. Kaji

Associate Prof. Department of psychology, L.D. Arts College, Ahmadabad-Gujarat Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.040/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.040

ABSTRACT

The purpose of the present study was to compare occupational stress, job satisfaction & mental health among employees of government and non-government sectors. In the present study the data was collected from government and non-government sectors (schools, colleges, companies & banks). A sample of 100 employees (50 government employees and 50 non-government employees) was selected randomly.  The sample was equally distributed as per the gender. For this purpose of investigation “Occupational Stress Index” develop by Dr. A.K.Srivastava & Dr. A.P.Singh , Job Satisfaction Scale develop by Dr.Amar Singh & Dr. T.R.Sharma , and Employee’s Mental Health Inventory develop by Dr. Jagdish were used. Data was analyzed using Mean’s, SD’s and t values. The finding showed that there is no significant difference in occupational stress, job satisfaction and mental health with respect to both sectors and gender. Result also showed that job satisfaction and mental health (0.149) dimensions were found positively correlated and job satisfaction (-0.186) and mental health (-0.108) were found negatively correlated with occupational stress.

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Kapildev S. Khudaniya, Dr. S. M. Kaji @ kapilkhudaniya@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.040/20140201

10.25215/0201.040

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