Evaluating the Psychometric Properties of Workplace Spirituality Scale in Pakistani Context School Teachers

Authors

  • Muhammad Aslam IER, PU, Lahore
  • Abid Hussain Chaudhary Institute of Education and Research, University of the Punjab, Lahore.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22555/joeed.v8i2.413

Keywords:

workplace spirituality, workplace spirituality scale, psychometric properties, validity, reliability

Abstract

Workplace Spirituality (WS) is recognized as inner state of individuals and an aspect of their working life. This study was conducted to evaluate the psychometric properties of Workplace Spirituality Scale (WPS) developed by Petchsawang and Duchon (2009) in Pakistani context school teachers. The participants for this study were 400 public school teachers. The present study was a quantitative research and cross-sectional survey design was applied. The data were collected personally by researchers and necessary guidelines were shared with the respondents.  EFA and CFA were applied to evaluate the psychometric properties of Workplace Spirituality Scale (WPS) in Pakistani context. The results confirm the four factors model (transcendence, mindfulness, compassion and meaningful work) and generalizability of WPS. Furthermore, statistical analysis established adequate reliability and validity of WPS. The modifications in this scale are mentioned, and recommendations for further research are discussed.

Author Biography

Abid Hussain Chaudhary, Institute of Education and Research, University of the Punjab, Lahore.

Professor/Dean Faculty of Education, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

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Published

2021-12-14

How to Cite

Muhammad Aslam, & Chaudhary, A. H. (2021). Evaluating the Psychometric Properties of Workplace Spirituality Scale in Pakistani Context School Teachers. Journal of Education and Educational Development, 8(2). https://doi.org/10.22555/joeed.v8i2.413

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