Reduction of Type-A Behavior among Industrial Workers with the Application of Behavior Technology

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJAR.2014.03.01.Art034

Authors : Santhanakrishnan R.


This study attempts to reduce the Type-A Behavior among Industrial Workers. Many studies have examined the Health Effects of Type-A Behavior and Job Satisfaction etc. The Personality Types of individuals have been determined by many Theories and Models, e. g. the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Briggs Myers and Hauley McCauley, 1985), The Big Five Model (Costa and McCrae, 1993), Psychoticism, Extraversion and Neuroticism – PEN Model (Eysenck, 1947).

The above models assume that Personality Factor has been crystallized over a period of time due to prolonged Habituation. Hence it is generally believed that Personality will remain constant. But the present study tried to explore the possibility of changing the Personality by Deliberate Self-Effort and concomitant Behavior Change. The following Behavior Technologies were administered on the sample of Industrial workers (N=51 ). 


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