| Published: June 25, 2016
Personality Factors as Determinants of Coping Resources among Indian Air Force Officers
Officers personality traits define he/she will respond in different situations. Officers in the Indian Air force face a variety of hazards in day to day life. To face these hazards they use different coping styles which in turn influence their performance. No studies have been conducted in the Indian Air force scenario on coping styles of officers. Indian Airforce officers (N=303) undergoing course at Institute of flight safety took part in this study. They were administered CRI (coping resource inventory) of 60 items and NEO-PIR of 260 items by the first author. The present study revealed a significant correlation between personality factors and coping styles of officers. Regression analysis predicted Extraversion and Neuroticism affected the coping resources among the officers.
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© 2016 I R Verma, Y Nagle, R Ghosh
Received: April 29, 2016; Revision Received: May 26, 2016; Accepted: June 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016