Job Satisfaction and Emotional Stability Among School Teachers: A Cross Cultural Comparison

Tameh, Elham Abedi; Aghaei, Hakimeh
April 2014
Journal of Applied Sciences Research;Apr2014, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p240
Academic Journal
Teachers are all creative, talented people and respond remarkably when they are respected and included in the decision-making integral to their work in the classroom. A teacher, who is happy with his job, plays an important role in the upliftment of society. Well-adjusted and satisfied teacher can contribute a lot to the wellbeing of his /her pupils. A dissatisfied teacher can become irritable and may crate tensions which can have negative influence on the students learning process and it consequently affects their academic growth. Job satisfaction implies the overall adjustment to work situation. A used tool had been Job Satisfaction Survey (JSS) & Emotional Stability Questionnaire and has been applied by using ANOVA, t-test and correlation coefficient. The present study designed with the aim to examine the job satisfaction and emotional stability among male and female high school teachers from two different cultures i.e., Indian and Iranian. The result showed several significant implication for both assessing the psychological variables and comparing the public school teachers with regards to two different country and gender which creates some awareness among teaching profession.


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