Work-Life Balance and Job Stress Among Female Faculties in India’s Higher Education Institutions
Dr. Sayeda Meharunisa, Assistant Professor, College of Business Administration, Princess Nora Bint Abdul Rahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Manuscript received on 12 October 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 21 October 2019 | Manuscript Published on 02 November 2019 | PP: 846-852 | Volume-8 Issue-2S11 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: B11390982S1119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1139.0982S1119
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Abstract: Job stress is present in all types of organizations, even in higher educational institutions. There are various factors that cause stress in the workplace including unwarranted demands and apparent pressures of the work situation and aptitude of the individuals to balance their professional and personal lives. The aim of this paper is to identify the causes of job stress along with studying the impact of stress in maintaining work life balance among female faculties in India’s higher education institutions. This study selected a sample of 208 women faculty members employed in higher educational institutions in Northern India in order to collect primary quantitative data from them using structured close-ended questionnaires. The collected data was analysed using SPSS Software and it was found that improper pay structure and hectic work schedules were the main causes of stress in workplace. In addition, it was also found that due to these stresses has caused a financial problem as well as a decrease in the productivity of the female faculties affecting their work life. Thus, it was implicated that there is a positive relationship between stress and work life.
Keywords: Stress, Work Life Balance, Role Conflict, Education.
Scope of the Article: Smart Learning and Innovative Education Systems