Journal of Business & Economic Policy

ISSN 2375-0766 (Print), 2375-0774 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jbep

Work Motivation as Determinant of Change Proneness in Male and Female School Teachers
Mrs. Shraddha Verma

Change-proneness means inclination or readiness one has to change or alter his behaviour, attitudes, feelings and thoughts by being flexible rather restraining oneself to be rigid (Mukhopadhyaya, 1981). Motivation is thought to be responsible for "why people decide to do something, how long they are willing to sustain the activity and how hard they are going to pursue it" (Dörnyei,2001a:8). Motivation refers in a general sense to a process involved in the initiation, direction and energization of individual behaviour. Teacher’s motivation and opportunities for professional development have been linked closely to certain fundamental conditions of teaching. Independent of the cognitive abilities & personal dispositions of individuals. The present study is intended to study the effect of work motivation on change proneness of school teachers in context to gender. The sample taken for the study is 600 out of which 300 male and 300 female school teachers. The result on ANOVA calculation is not significant at 0.05 level of significance.

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