The Effect Of Information Technologies On Private School Workers’ Work Stresses

Çetin, Hakan (2012) The Effect Of Information Technologies On Private School Workers’ Work Stresses. In: 3rd International Symposium on Sustainable Development, May 31 - June 01 2012, Sarajevo.

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Abstract

In this study, the effect of information technologies on private school teachers and administrators work stress was reviewed. Besides education and training, private schools, unlike public schools, are business organizations. Customer satisfaction is the most important key factor for business organizations to survive. Private schools should use essential information technologies in education and training facilities to satisfy their customers. Information technologies are used effectively not only in indoor education but also in school administration and outdoor education facilities. Concerning the intensive use of ICT (Information and Communications Technology), what kind of effect does it leave on educational staff and administrators? Does it have a positive or negative effect on teachers work stress in a competitive school environment? To answer this question, Organizational Stress Questionaire (VOS-D), translated into Turkish by Meral Türk, was adapted to information technologies and was used as a data collection tool in this study. Data gathered from 10 private schools in Antalya district and 164 staffs, was entered into SPSS program. Both inferential and descriptive statistical methods were used in the analyses of these data. As a result of these analyses, it is revealed that the effect of information technologies on private school staff are as follows, responsibility, overwork, psychological symptoms and fear of unemployment. Keywords: Information Technologies, Work Stress, Private Schools, Education, Computer

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Economics > Management Department
Depositing User: Users 173 not found.
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2012 09:10
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2012 09:10
URI: http://eprints.ibu.edu.ba/id/eprint/1214

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