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Title: WORK STRESS, JOB SATISFACTION AND ATTITUDE TO WORK OF SECONDARY SCHOOL COUNSELLORS
Authors: USANI MICHAEL OKOLI
Issue Date: 7-Oct-2011
Series/Report no.: EBSU/PG/Ph.D/2004/00931;
Abstract: This study investigated the relationship among work stress, job satisfaction and attitl:lde to work of secondary school counsellors. Specificaliy the study investigated the relationship between work stress and job satisfaction of secondary school counsellors; the relationship between work stress and attitude to work of secondary school counsellors and the relationship between job satisfaction and attitude to work of secondary school counsellors. Again the study investigated the relationship between work stress and job satisfaction due to gender of secondary school counsellors; the relationship between work stress and attitude to work due to gender of secondary school counsellors and the' relationship between job satisfaction attitude to work due to gender of secondary school counsellors. Also the study went on to find out the relationship among work stress, job satisfaction and attitude to work of secondary school counsellors and the relationship among work stress, job satisfaction and attitude to work due to gender of secondary school counsellors. Six research questions and two hypotheses were formulated. A questionnaire constructed by the researcher was used to collect the data. To test for the research questions and research hypotheses 210 secondary school counsellors were used. A correlational design was used for the study. The data for the research questions were analyzed usinq correlation coefficient analysis 'while reqressional analysis was used for the hypotheses. The findings of the study showed that Work stress has a very ow relationship with job satisfaction and attitude to work of counsellors: Job satisfaction has low relationship with attitude to work; Work stress has very Cv'J relationship with job satisfaction as a result of male and female counsellors; Work stress has very low relationship with attitude to work as a result of male and female counsellors; Job satisfaction and attitude to work have low relationship as a result of male counsellors and moderate as a result of female counsellors. "he results further revealed that there was no significant relationship among work stress, job satisfaction and attitude to work of secondary school counsellors. 1,lso there was no significant relationship 'amonq work stress, job sa' istact.on and attitude to work as a result of male and female secondary school counsellors. The implications of these findings are:- counsellors who perceived work stress or not should not equate it with job satisfaction and their attitude to work and any counsellor whose attitude to work has been changed should not be attributed to job satisfaction.
Description: A theses submitted to the department of of educational foundations in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of philosophy of education in educational foundations
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/372
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