Journal of Emerging Technologies and Business Management


The present study is based on the Erikson concept of identity development. Erikson's theory is elaborative, and not research oriented .Later Marcia (1966) developed a framework for using Erikson's (1959/1980] concept of identity development taking crisis and commitment as main principles of studying identity development. The present study aims to study occupational identity among teachers. A sample of81 teachers were taken from Private and Govt. college ofDelhi and NCR and tested on the four statuses ofidentity development [Marcia,1966].The results found significant [P<.05).