The Relationship of Personal Characteristics and Job Satisfaction to Adversity Quotient of Police Officers in Shimla District of Himachal Pradesh

Int J Econ Manag Sci, Volume 5, Issue 3 (2016), doi:10.4172/2162-6359.1000331

8 Pages Posted: 17 May 2016

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Rakesh Kumar

Himachal Pradesh (HP) University

Date Written: May 15, 2016

Abstract

The main purpose of this study is to determine the relationship of personal characteristics and job satisfaction to the adversity quotient of Police Officers in Shimla District. In the present study the descriptive method was used and Questionnaire was distributed to 100 Police Officers of the Shimla District. The percentage, weighted mean and correlation were computed for the profile of the respondents in terms of personal characteristics and job satisfaction level in testing the hypothesis. Results of the study show a significant relationship between personal characteristics and over-all Adversity Quotient level. The study also shows that there is no significant relationship between job satisfaction and Adversity Quotient. Finally this study recommended that monetary support, availability of technical facilities; safety and security are needed to perform their jobs effectively. It is also recommended that administration should improve the skills, knowledge, and competencies among Police Officers.

Suggested Citation

Kumar, Rakesh, The Relationship of Personal Characteristics and Job Satisfaction to Adversity Quotient of Police Officers in Shimla District of Himachal Pradesh (May 15, 2016). Int J Econ Manag Sci, Volume 5, Issue 3 (2016), doi:10.4172/2162-6359.1000331. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2780061

Rakesh Kumar (Contact Author)

Himachal Pradesh (HP) University ( email )

Summerhill
Himachal Pradesh University
Shimla, himachal pradesh 171005
India

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