Occupational Stress and Psychological Wellbeing predictors of Faculty Performance Virtual during Covid-19 Pandemic: A Case Study with reference to Higher Academic Faculty in Hyderabad City

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KDV Prasad


The author reports the results of an empirical study on Occupational Stress and Psychological Wellbeing on the Faculty of Higher Education, and its effect on Virtual Teaching and performance. The data gathered using google forms from the Engineering and Management faculty in and around Hyderabad Higher educational institutes. The research instrument,  a structured questionnaire, completed by 400 faculty members of the Engineering and Management faculty of Higher Educational Institutes in and around Hyderabad. The data was gathered using a 5-point Likert Type scale to measure the faculty performance, occupational stress, and virtual teaching factors, whereas the psychological well-being of the faculty is measured using a 7-point scale. The response from the 7-point psychological well-being scale was converted into a 5-point Likert-type scale using linear transformations. The research instrument maintained its reliability and internal consistency as assessed by Cronbach Alpha (0.83). The logistic regression analysis indicated autonomy, the purpose of life the psychological well-being factors, and work load, remote working, role conflict are statistically significant and influencing the faculty performance and virtual teaching.

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