A Study on School Organizational Climate and Occupational Stress Among the Higher Secondary School Teachers in Namakkal District, Tamilnadu, India

  • S Govindarajan Principal, CMS College of Education, Coimbatore
Keywords: Occupational Stress, Organizational Climate, Higher secondary school, Educational Institution

Abstract

The occupational stress is as important as the organizational climate of any educational institution. The local importance of a teacher is not new to educational thinking. In spite of this recognition, relatively little and reliable information is available regarding the occupational stress. The following objectives have been framed for the present study The level of school organizational climate among higher secondary school teachers is moderate in nature. The level of occupational stress among higher secondary school teachers is moderate in nature. To find out the significant difference in school organizational climate of higher secondary school teachers based on their gender, age, qualification, marital status, type of management, medium of instruction, teaching of experience and type of family. To find out the significant difference in occupational stress of higher secondary school teachers based on their gender, age, qualification, marital status, type of management, medium of instruction, teaching of experience and type of family. However if the school organizational climate is very conducive, there will be less stress among the teachers. But the present study indicates pupil’s behavior, school ethos; working conditions considerably affect the normal functioning of the teaching community. Therefore, the school authorities have to take all constructive efforts to create congenial atmosphere for the smooth functioning of teachers thus enabling them to totally dedicate themselves for the  younger generation and also to establish a close association between the school and the society, an essential feature of the day.

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2012-12-29
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Govindarajan, S. (2012). A Study on School Organizational Climate and Occupational Stress Among the Higher Secondary School Teachers in Namakkal District, Tamilnadu, India. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 1(1), 49-68. Retrieved from https://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/education/article/view/2980
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