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Job Satisfaction, and its Influencing Factors among Tehran University of Medical Sciences Personnel
Niloufar Amiri Ghale Rashidi * , Alireza Arab Yarmohamadi , Marjaneh Ghaderi , Marjan Naderinezhad
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , niloufaramiri@ut.ac.ir
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Introduction: Human resources is the most important asset of any organization and organizational efficiency and effectiveness depends on this capital, therefore, understanding the needs and demands and attention to job satisfaction and improvement in staff morale is an important step towards achieving the organization's effectiveness and efficiency. Therefore, this study aimed at assessing job satisfaction, and its influencing factors among Tehran University of Medical Science personnel.
Methods: This study was a descriptive analytic cross-sectional study that was conducted during years 2016 and 2017 at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. The statistical population of this research was the official, contractual, and contract staff of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, who were randomly selected. The data collection tool was the JDI questionnaire with minor changes. Overall, 96.8% reliability through Cronbach's alpha was calculated. Data was analyzed using the SPSS software.
Results: Average job satisfaction in this study was 0.5 ± 3.3 (of 5), which was above average. Most job satisfaction was related to colleagues (3.98) and the lowest job satisfaction was related to salaries (2.57) and benefits and promotion conditions (2.53). Marital status and gender had no significant relationship with satisfaction (P > 0.05). Education, work experience, work, and employment status had a significant relationship with satisfaction (P = 0.01).
Conclusions: Based on the results, increase in salaries, fair pay, promotion based on skill and competence, enriching jobs, improved training facilities, and selection of managers on merit can lead to increased job satisfaction.
 

Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Personnel, Human Recourse Development
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Type of Study: Paramedical | Subject: others
Received: 2017/02/25
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Amiri Ghale Rashidi N, Arab Yarmohamadi A, Ghaderi M, Naderinezhad M. Job Satisfaction, and its Influencing Factors among Tehran University of Medical Sciences Personnel. IJNR. 2018; 13 (3) :70-75
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