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American Journal of Educational Research. 2017, 5(10), 1097-1101
DOI: 10.12691/education-5-10-11
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Job Satisfaction of Secondary School Teachers in Relation to Personality and Emotional Intelligence

Agamani Mondal1 and Birbal Saha1,

1Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, WB, India

Pub. Date: November 16, 2017

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Agamani Mondal and Birbal Saha. Job Satisfaction of Secondary School Teachers in Relation to Personality and Emotional Intelligence. American Journal of Educational Research. 2017; 5(10):1097-1101. doi: 10.12691/education-5-10-11


The objective of the study is to investigate the effect of personality and emotional intelligence on job satisfaction. Entire secondary school teachers working under West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) are considered as population. The survey sample included 888 secondary school teachers. Job satisfaction scale (JSS), emotional intelligence inventory (EII), both developed and standardized by the investigators and culturally adapted big five inventory (BFI) were used to collect from samples. Result revealed that high emotional intelligent teacher possesses high level of satisfaction than that average as well as low level emotional intelligent teacher. It is also observed that conscientious and agreeable teachers are highly satisfied with their teaching job whereas neurotic teachers did not satisfied with their teaching job.

job satisfaction secondary teachers emotional intelligence inventory big five personality JSS

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