Personality Traits as a Predictor of Quality of Life and Life Satisfaction among Elementary School Teachers

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Sadia Khan , Dr. Khalid Mahmood, Syed Muhammad Imran Haider Zaidi, Muhammad Asim , Sajid Hussain


The current study was design to investigate the predictive role of personality traits, in quality of life and life satisfaction among elementary school teachers. It was hypothesized that 1). There would likely be a relationship between personality traits, quality of life and life satisfaction among elementary school teachers. 2). Personality traits would likely be predicting quality of life and life satisfaction among teachers. Co-relational research design was used to examine the proposed hypotheses. The sample of this study was drawn purposively and comprised of (N=300) school teachers 150 male teachers and 150 female teachers with an age range of (Mage= 28.28, SD age=6.81) were selected from different private and government schools of Faisalabad. In order to measure construct under study, Big Five Inventory (BFI) by Oliver and Benet (1998), Quality of Life (WHO, 1998) and Life Satisfaction (Mahmood, 2012) scales were used. After data collection, data was analyzed through SPSS.The results of this study indicated that personality traits have relationship with quality of life and life satisfaction. Furthermore, personality traits found the strong predictor of quality of life and life satisfactionamong elementary school teachers. The current study provides valuable insight about quality of life of school teachers and the finding data of the study will add a significant data to the existing body of knowledge.

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