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:: Volume 3, Issue 1 (June 2015) ::
Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2015, 3(1): 49-58 Back to browse issues page
The Mediating Role of Quality of Work Life between Psychological Capital and Life Satisfaction
Negar Arab , Fatemeh Rezai-Badafshani * , Mojtaba Rahimi
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Background and objective: Psychological capital is a new construct in positive psychology that balances between positive and negative aspects of organizations, by which reinforces strengths and adjusts weaknesses. The goal of this study was to investigate the mediating role of quality of work life between psychological capital and life satisfaction.
Methods: In this descriptive correlational study 244 employees of Water and Sewage Company of Isfahan, selected by simple random sampling, participated. The data were analyzed through bivariate correlation and mediation analysis in Macro program in Preacher and Hayes (2008).
 Results: Psychological capital, self-efficacy, hope and optimism (p<0.01) and resiliency (p<0.05) had significant correlation with quality of work life. Also psychological capital, hope (p<0.01), self-efficacy, resiliency and optimism (p<0.05) had significant correlation with life satisfaction. Mediation analysis results showed that quality of work life mediate the relation between psychological capital and its dimensions and life satisfaction.
Conclusion: Therefore, developing psychological capital can positively influence the quality of work life and subsequently life satisfaction.
Paper Type: Research Article.
Keywords: psychological capital, quality of work life and life satisfaction.
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Received: 2014/05/30 | Accepted: 2015/06/3
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Arab N, Rezai-Badafshani F, Rahimi M. The Mediating Role of Quality of Work Life between Psychological Capital and Life Satisfaction. Iran J Health Educ Health Promot 2015; 3 (1) :49-58
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