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| Published: March 31, 2020

Spiritual and non spiritual practices for work stress coping: a comparative study among academic faculties in India

Dr. Alka Shrivastava

Assistant Professor, IBS, ICFAI University, Jaipur, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.133/20200801

DOI: 10.25215/0801.133

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Stress is an inevitable part of our life. Most of the people experience stress every day to some extent. Stress in workplace is also one of the big issues and it is observed in every job. Coping is an effort to manage stress. The research in the area of occupational stress and coping strategies is wide and varied. But not much work has been done to analyze the potential relationship between spirituality and work stress particularly among faculty members of higher educational institutions in India. The present study aimed to make a comparison between the spiritual techniques and non-spiritual techniques on coping strategies applied by faculty of autonomous colleges in Madhya Pradesh state of India. t-test has been applied to test the hypothesis. The study shows that there is no significant difference between spiritual and non spiritual coping strategies applied by male and female faculties.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.133/20200801

10.25215/0801.133

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 1, January-March, 2020