International Journal of Home Science
2015, VOL. 1 ISSUE 3, PART A
Impact of mother’s nature of work on personality development of pre-school children
Author(s): Sheema Mushtaq, Nilofer Khan, Mushtaq Ahmad Darzi
The present study was carried out to examine the impact of mothers nature of work on personality development of their young kids. The sample for the study was 400 working women and their 400 children who were between 3-6 years of age. Sample was randomly selected from various departments from four districts of Kashmir division viz. Srinagar, Anantnag, Ganderbal and Baramulla. Information from working mothers regarding the nature of their official work was collected by a self-devised questionnaire while as from pre-school children (3-6 yrs) the information was gathered from a personality questionnaire M5-Ps. The data obtained through questionnaires was consolidated, analyzed and interpreted through SPSS-20 as per the requirement using specific statistical tools. It has been found that most of the respondents finished their official work on time and did not carry any pending work to their home. It was observed that there occurs a significant co-relation between mothers occupational stress and neuroticism in children. In district Srinagar, a significant co-relation was found between mothers work being finished on time and extraversion in children and also between mother’s getting extra money from overtime and openness to experience in children. Further, in district Srinagar and Anantnag a significant co-relation was found between mothers work being carried to home and consciousness in children. Moreover, the agreeableness in children had a significant co-relation with mothers work being carried to home for completion in district Srinagar and Baramulla. To sum up, it could be said that working mothers nature and style of work significantly effects the personality of pre- school children.
How to cite this article:
Sheema Mushtaq, Nilofer Khan, Mushtaq Ahmad Darzi. Impact of mother’s nature of work on personality development of pre-school children. International Journal of Home Science. 2015; 1(3): 24-27.