Exploring The Effect of Psychological Capital on Work Engagement at Secondary Level in AJ & K

Authors

  • Khalid Mehmood PhD Scholar Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University Nerian Sharif AJ&K. Author
  • Dr. Zafar Saleem Assistant Professor Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University Nerian Sharif AJ&K. Author
  • Dr. Muhammad Ishaq Dean Faculty of Social Science Mohi-ud-Din Islamic University Nerian Sharif AJ &K. Author

Keywords:

Psychological Capital, organizational support, work engagement, secondary school teachers

Abstract

This study investigates the relationships between Psychological Capital (PsyCap), organizational support (OS), and work engagement (WE) among secondary school teachers in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K). Contrary to the initial hypotheses, significant positive relationships were found between PsyCap and work engagement, PsyCap and organizational support, and organizational support and work engagement. Specifically, PsyCap explains 26.4% of the variance in work engagement, 4.3% of the variance in organizational support, and organizational support explains 14.4% of the variance in work engagement. These findings underscore the importance of addressing psychological well-being and organizational support to enhance teacher engagement and ultimately improve the quality of education in AJ&K. Recommendations include implementing professional development programs, strengthening support structures, and promoting collaborative school cultures.

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2023-12-31

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Exploring The Effect of Psychological Capital on Work Engagement at Secondary Level in AJ & K. (2023). International Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 4(4), 613-623. https://irjmss.com/index.php/irjmss/article/view/217

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