Occupational Stress and Work-Life Balance: A Study of Female Faculties of Central Universities in Delhi, India
Journal of Human Resource Management
Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2016, Pages: 1-5
Received: Sep. 22, 2015; Accepted: Oct. 7, 2015; Published: Oct. 21, 2015
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Asma Zaheer, Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Jamid Ul Islam, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India
Nahid Darakhshan, Guest Faculty, Centre for Management Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India
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This study specifically investigates the degree of and the relationship between occupational stress and work-life balance amid female faculties in central universities of Delhi, India. The study is based on primary data collected from 120 female faculties from two central universities in Delhi, India. The data are analyzed using various statistical tools and methods. The results of the study reveal that there exists a moderate-level of occupational stress and moderate-level of work-life balance amid female faculties in central universities of Delhi, India. The results of the study further reveal that there is a strong negative relationship between Occupational Stress and Work-Life Balance. This study can prove to be of great help to the management of educational set-up to increase the level of work-life balance and decrease the level of occupational stress among their faculty members; so as to create a work environment that everyone feels proud to be the part of. This, in turn, will increase the organizational efficiency and effectiveness in academic set- ups.
Occupational Stress, Work-Life Balance, Female Faculties, India
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Asma Zaheer, Jamid Ul Islam, Nahid Darakhshan, Occupational Stress and Work-Life Balance: A Study of Female Faculties of Central Universities in Delhi, India, Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2016, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.20160401.11
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