ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)70044
CIS number 97-2101
ISSN - Serial title 0267-8373 - Work and Stress
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) McCormick J.
Title An attribution model of teachers' occupational stress and job satisfaction in a large educational system
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 1997, Vol.11, No.1, p.17-32. 48 ref.
Abstract Report of a study on the occupational stress and job satisfaction of teachers in the State of New South Wales, Australia, conducted through questionnaires distributed to 109 schools of various types. Stress attributable to student misbehaviour was associated with immature self-defence styles. Teachers satisfied with their occupation attributed greater responsibility for stress to self than did dissatisfied ones.
Descriptors (primary) job dissatisfaction; educational institutions; teaching; mental stress; stress factors
Descriptors (secondary) Australia; stress studies; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Teaching and educational institutions
Psychological factors