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A Study on Psychological Resilience Amid Gender and Performance of Workers in IT Industry

  • Lekha PadmanabhanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 35)

Abstract

This research builds a review to examine different theoretical aspects of resilience also, to explore psychological resilience among gender of workers and their performance in IT industry. The variables for study are taken from the peer reviewed articles and papers such as enhancing individual well being, positive coping situation, autonomy, self acceptance, purpose in life, are explored as variables of psychological resilience with which the gender and performance of the workers were assessed. In this study the respondents are taken from the IT industries with age group from 25 to 48 years, certain people with a minimum of 3 years experience and few above three years of experience are taken as sample respondent for this study with a sample size of 150. Descriptive research design and random sampling have been used to collect data from respondents. Questionnaire with 17 questions were administered using seven point Likert scale ranging from strongly agree as 1 to strongly disagree as 7, been used to collect the data from the respondent with respect to psychological resilience variables and the collected data for survey is anonymizied. The statistical tool that has been implemented for the study are t-test, correlation analysis, regression was applied, and the output are obtained using SPSS 21. Results revealed that, psychological resilience variables are strongly allied to both the workers, and it is evidently shown with increased performance of both male and female workers.

Keywords

Psychological resilience Gender Performance Workers Positivity Wellbeing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Saveetha School of Engineering, Saveetha UniversityChennaiIndia

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