Interactive Effect of Academic Procrastination and Academic Performance on Life SatisfactionJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2014-03-15
Authors : J. J. Savithri;
Page : 377-381
Keywords : Procrastination; Personality; Life Satisfaction; Performance;
Academic Procrastination is a pervasive problem for a large number of students across the globe. Procrastination is the tendency to postpone or delay performing a task or making decisions. Researchers have projected that in academic settings in North America, over 70% of students display this behavior. Many of these students are highly vulnerable to negative consequences such as poor performance, decreased subjective well-being, negative affect and reduced life achievements. Academic settings are considered an excellent context to research procrastination as students’ are required to meet deadlines for assignments and tests in an environment full of events and activities which compete for the students' time and attention. The author conducted this study to examine the interactive effect of Academic Procrastination and Academic Performance on the overall satisfaction of college life among B school students (N= 167). The results found a significant relationship between procrastination and performance, procrastination and life satisfaction, performance and life satisfaction but no interactive effect was found between Procrastination, performance and life satisfaction.
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