A Gender Based Comparison of Teaching Faculties of Colleges in Kolkata across Their Attachment and Job Involvement Levels
Keywords:Attachment style, Job Involvement, Gender, Teaching Faculties, Organizational Behaviour.
This study attempts to draw a comparison between two groups (n= 50) of college teaching staff in Kolkata in their Attachment style and Job Involvement. Attachment style is the profound and enduring emotional bond that joins one individual to another across time and area which children form with primary caregivers. This is relevant in emotional and social development of children that leave a powerful impact in adult relationships. Job involvement is the state of psychological identification with work—or the extent to which a job is principal to a person’s recognition and satisfaction in organizational behavioral context. It has been regarded from an organizational perspective as an indispensable factor in personnel stimulation and enhanced performance. 25 female and 25 male participants were selected using Purposive sampling method and Hazan and Shaver's Adult Attachment Scale and Kanungo’s Job Involvement Questionnaire were administered for data collection. Measures of Descriptive statistics (Mean and SD) and Inferential statistics (Man Whitney U test) were undertaken to analyze the data and compare the means for significance in difference . The results revealed a significant difference between male and female group for secure attachment style.