The Relationship of Personal Characteristics and Job Satisfaction to Adversity Quotient of Police Officers in Shimla District of Himachal PradeshRakesh Kumar*
Research Scholar, H.P.U. Business School, Shimla-171005, India
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- Rakesh Kumar
Research Scholar, H.P.U. Business School, Shimla, India
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Received date: November 25, 2015; Accepted date: March 01, 2016; Published date: March 03, 2016
Citation: Kumar R (2016) The Relationship of Personal Characteristics and Job Satisfaction to Adversity Quotient of Police Officers in Shimla District of Himachal Pradesh. Int J Econ Manag Sci 5:331. doi:10.4172/2162-6359.1000331
Copyright: © 2016 Kumar R. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The main purpose of this study is to determine the relationship of personal characteristics and job satisfaction to the adversity quotient of Police Officers in Shimla District. In the present study the descriptive method was used and Questionnaire was distributed to 100 Police Officers of the Shimla District. The percentage, weighted mean and correlation were computed for the profile of the respondents in terms of personal characteristics and job satisfaction level in testing the hypothesis. Results of the study show a significant relationship between personal characteristics and over-all Adversity Quotient level. The study also shows that there is no significant relationship between job satisfaction and Adversity Quotient. Finally this study recommended that monetary support, availability of technical facilities; safety and security are needed to perform their jobs effectively. It is also recommended that administration should improve the skills, knowledge, and competencies among Police Officers.