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A Comparative Study of Locus of Control among High and Low Performer Teachers of Government High Schools of Delhi/NCR


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Locus of control refers to an individual's generalized expectations concerning where control over subsequent events resides. The performance of teachers and their achievement owes much to the locus of control (LOC) of the individual. This paper deals with such LOC among high and low performer teachers of govt. High schools of Delhi/NCR region. In order to conduct the study, the researcher purposively selected 200 respondents including both male and female teachers aged 25 and above. Extensive use of interview schedules alongwith the questionnaire was made to collect data which was subsequently analyzed and interpreted both qualitatively and quantitatively. After discussion and elaboration, conclusion was arrived at in a convincing manner. The study revealed that high locus of control of female shows that student's achievement influence has more impact on their decision making ability as compared to male teachers.

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Locus of Control, Attribution, Reinforcement, Performance.
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Sarita Boora
Department of Psychology, M. D. University, Rohtak, India

Abstract


Locus of control refers to an individual's generalized expectations concerning where control over subsequent events resides. The performance of teachers and their achievement owes much to the locus of control (LOC) of the individual. This paper deals with such LOC among high and low performer teachers of govt. High schools of Delhi/NCR region. In order to conduct the study, the researcher purposively selected 200 respondents including both male and female teachers aged 25 and above. Extensive use of interview schedules alongwith the questionnaire was made to collect data which was subsequently analyzed and interpreted both qualitatively and quantitatively. After discussion and elaboration, conclusion was arrived at in a convincing manner. The study revealed that high locus of control of female shows that student's achievement influence has more impact on their decision making ability as compared to male teachers.

Keywords


Locus of Control, Attribution, Reinforcement, Performance.