Proceedings of the 9th Annual International Conference on 4C’s-Communication, Commerce, Connectivity, Culture, SIMSARC 2018, 17-19 December 2018, Pune, MH, India

Research Article

Motivational Potential level: Studying the impact on teachers working in school

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.18-12-2018.2283882,
        author={Vinita  Sinha and Pooja  Sharma and Sucheta  Mandal and Payal  Raaj},
        title={Motivational Potential level: Studying the impact on teachers working in school},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 9th Annual International Conference on 4C’s-Communication, Commerce, Connectivity, Culture, SIMSARC 2018, 17-19 December 2018, Pune, MH, India},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={SIMSARC},
        year={2019},
        month={9},
        keywords={job characteristics model core job characteristics critical physiological states motivational potential score},
        doi={10.4108/eai.18-12-2018.2283882}
    }
    
  • Vinita Sinha
    Pooja Sharma
    Sucheta Mandal
    Payal Raaj
    Year: 2019
    Motivational Potential level: Studying the impact on teachers working in school
    SIMSARC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.18-12-2018.2283882
Vinita Sinha1,*, Pooja Sharma2, Sucheta Mandal2, Payal Raaj2
  • 1: Symbiosis International (Deemed University) – Symbiosis Center for Management and Human Resources, Human Resources, Symbiosis Infotech Campus, Plot No. 15, Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, MIDC Hinjewadi, Pune-411057, India.
  • 2: Symbiosis International (Deemed University) – Symbiosis Center for Management and Human Resources, Human Resources, Symbiosis Infotech Campus, Plot No. 15, Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, MIDC Hinjewadi, Pune-411057, India
*Contact email: vinita_shinha@scmhrd.edu

Abstract

A nation’s growth and development depends on its workforce. Teachers are the building blocks in designing and shaping the nation’s workforce from the primary to professional education. Teachers develop the knowledge and skills among the students, which helps a nation to grow and prosper. Thus, teacher’s motivation towards their work is an important aspect, as it directly affects the student’s future. The study is designed to enhance the understanding about how job characteristics motivate teachers teaching in school. In this study, Job Characteristics has been used to assess the motivational potential level of 40 teachers teaching in school. The results demonstrated that autonomy shows the highest relationship among teachers whereas task significance showed the least. The study implicates that the motivation of the teachers can be increased by enriching certain elements their jobs; it will have a positive impact on the psychological state of a teacher, thus improving their effectiveness.