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Journal of Management Research and Analysis


An analysis of the relationship between personality types and happiness of medical faculty


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Author Details : Mamata Prasad, Debarshi Roy, Palas R. Sengupta

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2016

Article Page : 171-175


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Abstract

In order to develop quality healthcare professionals it is essential to know the factors that affect their workplace happiness. This study dwells into the personality types of healthcare professionals in order to investigate whether the personality types of healthcare professional affect their workplace happiness and if so how it is affected. The study used a version of the Myers Briggs type indicator and the Job Central Happiness Indicator to ascertain personality types and the happiness levels of the respondents. The study was conducted among a random sample of 102 doctors (N=102) from North Bengal Medical College, Siliguri. The study showed that personality type has no significant influence on workplace happiness.

Keywords:
Healthcare, Workplace, Happiness, Quality and Personality Types

How to cite : Prasad M, Roy D, Sengupta P R, An analysis of the relationship between personality types and happiness of medical faculty. J Manag Res Anal 2016;3(4):171-175

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