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Does workplace spirituality enhance motivation of hospitals social workers? The scrutiny in Iran

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(2021) Does workplace spirituality enhance motivation of hospitals social workers? The scrutiny in Iran. International Journal of Social Psychiatry. p. 6. ISSN 0020-7640

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Abstract

Background: In today's world as the globe of organizations, employees tend to show endeavor and more involvement in organizational goals and mission by creating workplace spirituality. Aim: The present study aimed to investigate the role of workplace spirituality in improving hospital social worker's motivation. Methods: The study employed a cross-sectional design and was conducted in 19 private and governmental hospitals in Karaj city, Alborz province, north Iran in 2019. The statistical population included all 302 hospital social workers who were selected as the sample population according to Cochran's formula. Using two standard questionnaires of workplace spirituality and employee motivation, we assessed the role of workplace spirituality in improving the hospital' social workers' motivation. Results: According to research findings, there were significant relationships between workplace spirituality, meaningful working, sense of community, forgiveness, and honesty with hospital social workers motivation p <= .05. There was a significant difference between age group, gender, level of education and workplace spirituality, and motivation of hospital social workers p <= .05. Conclusion: Findings suggest that health planners and authorities may need to examine factors that contribute to the promotion of workplace spirituality to increase the motivation of hospital social workers for improved performance of health organizations.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsEmail
Pouragha, B.UNSPECIFIED
Sheikhbardsiri, H.UNSPECIFIED
Asgharnezhad, M.UNSPECIFIED
Abdolahi, M.UNSPECIFIED
Sahebi, A.UNSPECIFIED
Amiri, H.UNSPECIFIED
Keywords: Spirituality workplace spirituality motivation social workers health hospital Psychiatry
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Page Range: p. 6
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Social Psychiatry
Journal Index: ISI
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1177/00207640211023081
ISSN: 0020-7640
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
URI: http://eprints.medilam.ac.ir/id/eprint/3431

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