Психологическое благополучие как условие готовности преподавателей университетов к организационным изменениям
Objective of the article is to study the features of psychological well-being and its impact on the readiness of university professors for organizational changes. The study involved 101 university professors (12.9% of men, 87.1% of women) in the field of management, economics, psychology, law from Russian Federation. The age of respondents is 22-62 years.«Readiness for organizational changes» (D. Holt), «Psychological well-being» (K. Riff), author's questionnaire for studying the attitude of University professors to implementation of organizational changes. The results of the study show a high level of awareness of professors of the upcoming changes: 92% of respondents understand the content and essence of the changes. The attitude towards change is rather negative (80.2% of professors have a negative attitude). About a third of teachers (28.7%) do not want to participate and support innovations, and 27.7% take a neutral position on this issue. At the same time, the level of own knowledge for the introduction of innovations is assessed by teachers as more than sufficient (only 7.9-12.9% are not confident in their abilities to provide innovations). Personal attitude to innovations directly depends on the level of psychological well-being of the professors. The study showed a link between the level of psychological well-being and the readiness for organizational change. The level of psychological well-being can act as a predictor of the readiness for innovation.