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A profile of subjective well-being of academic staff

Vol. 17, Iss. 11, NOVEMBER 2019

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Received: 9 October 2019

Received in revised form: 16 October 2019

Accepted: 17 October 2019

Available online: 15 November 2019


JEL Classification: J24, J28

Pages: 2026–2038

Skachkova L.S. Southern Federal University (SFEDU), Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation

Shchetinina D.P. Southern Federal University (SFEDU), Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation

Subject This article deals with the issues of subjective well-being of scientific and teaching workers.
Objectives The article aims to clarify predictors, determinants and factors of subjective well-being of scientific and teaching personnel.
Methods The method of semi-structured in-depth interview was chosen as a research tool, including information, value judgment, and subjective assessment data blocks.
Results The article identifies certain components of subjective well-being of scientific and teaching workers, namely, the affective and cognitive ones. The cognitive component is related to the value, quality of life, social institution, and profession judgment.
Conclusions The analysis of in-depth interviews helps get closer to the formation of a profile of subjective well-being of academic and teaching staff.

Keywords: subjective well-being, academic, research and teaching staff, professional identity, in-depth interview


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