Forgiveness and Work – Family Conflict Predicting Job stress of Teachers

Chanadda Petchprayoon, Manop Chunin


The objectives of this research are 1) to study level of forgiveness, work – family conflict and job stress of teachers, 2) to study relationship between forgiveness and job stress of teachers, 3) to study relationship between work – family conflict and job stress of teachers and 4) to predict job stress of teachers with forgiveness and two aspects of work – family conflict. The samples of the research were 159 teachers. The research instruments were questionnaires. Statistics used were frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, Pearson’s correlation coefficient and stepwise multiple regression analysis. The results revealed that 1) forgiveness was at high level but work – family conflict and job stress of teachers were at moderate level, 2) there was not a relationship between forgiveness and job stress of teachers, 3) there was a positive relationship between work – family conflict and job stress of teachers (r = .749) with a statistics significance level of .01 and 4)all aspects of work – family conflict: work interference with family and family interference with work  accounted for 56.10 percent of variance in job stress of teachers.


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