Professional and Social Adjustment of Women Employees in Higher Education Institutions: A Regional Perspective

  • Iram Parveen University of Sargodha, Sargodha
  • Muhammad Uzair-ul-Hassan University of Sargodha, Sargodha
  • Humaira Zainib University of Sargodha, Sargodha
Keywords: Professional and Social Adjustment, Gender, Discrimination, Higher Education

Abstract

To safeguard the rights of women for professional and social adjustment in a society, higher education institutions can play a vital role. This study was designed to find the factors that affect the professional and social adjustment of women employees concerning gender discriminating culture in higher education institutions. Women employees from 4 universities were conveniently taken as a sample of the study. The sample size was (n=160). Inferential statistics; t-test and one-way ANOVA were used. The study concluded that women employees were satisfied with: recruitment and selection process; assignment of wages; workload; leaves rules; promotion process; dealing of head and professional development practices, while, they were not satisfied with: duty hours; career development; decision-making process, existing co-working environment and social adjustment. No effect of age, qualification, designation except experience on professional as well as on social adjustment was significantly observed.

Published
2021-03-18
How to Cite
Iram Parveen, Muhammad Uzair-ul-Hassan, & Humaira Zainib. (2021). Professional and Social Adjustment of Women Employees in Higher Education Institutions: A Regional Perspective. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Economics Review (RJSSER), 2(1), 343-351. https://doi.org/10.36902/rjsser-vol2-iss1-2021(343-351)