Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)
Impact of role stress on higher education structure: An empirical study
Author(s): S Mufeed Ahmad, Ahfaq Hussain Makhdoomi
Abstract: This present study has been undertaken so as to come out with some positive contribution in the field of role stress. The study focuses on the academic, research and administration activities in the universities; it tries to find the nature and the dimensions of role stress to which faculties of organization are exposed to and the intensity of stress among higher education teachers. The study covered a sample of three hundred and fifty five (355) faculties of six universities, through stratified random sampling. The sample consisted of Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors in the hierarchical levels of the universities. In order to assess the stress levels among higher education teachers Employment Organization Sources of Stressors (EOSS) scale by Telaprolu and George (2005) was used. The study found that the teachers working in Indian Universities exhibit moderate levels of stress. Women university teachers experienced more stress than male teachers on few of the job related issues.