Volume 1, Issue 2 (Journal of Ergonomics 2013)                   Iran J Ergon 2013, 1(2): 56-62 | Back to browse issues page

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Choobineh A, Daneshmandi H, Parand M, Ghobadi R, Haghayegh A, Zare F. The Survey of Quality of Work Life and Determination of Its Related Factors in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences Staff. Iran J Ergon. 2013; 1 (2) :56-62
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Shiraz University of Medical Sciences , daneshmand@sums.ac.ir
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Introduction: Regarding to the competing and increasing competitions in organization and markets, paying attention to manpower and his quality of work life have progressively become important. This study was conducted with the objective of investigating of quality of working life and determination of its related factors in Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS) staff. Material and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 218 employees of SUMS participated voluntarily. A questionnaire consisted of two parts was used as data collecting tool. In the first part, demographic and occupational characteristics, and in the second part questions about the quality of working life were included. Data were analyzed using statistical tests including Pearson Correlation, Kruskal-Wallis and Mann-Whitney U by SPSS software (Version 16.0). Results: Mean and standard deviation scores for the quality of working life of staff were 127.51±16.61. The results showed that there were associations between gender and income with quality of work life score (p<0.05), such that the quality of work life scores of women and high-income individuals were higher than those of men and lower- income staff. Age, job tenure, marital status, number of children, level of education, type of employment and job unit had no association with quality of work life score. Discussion: In this study, quality of work life had association with gender and income level of staff.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/10/5 | Accepted: 2014/01/1 | ePublished: 2014/01/4

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