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bordbar G, ebrahimzade pezeshki R. Studying the Impact of Personality Traits and Psychologically Healthy Work Place on Strike Intention among nurses. tkj. 2019; 11 (3) :34-43
URL: http://tkj.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-1027-en.html
yazd university , gbordbar@yazd.ac.ir
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Introduction: Strike is known as a socio-economic phenomenon in the field of industrial relations, with no significant cost management. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of personality traits and psychological health of work environment on strike intention among nurses in Yazd province.
Method: The present study is applied and it is descriptive - survey. Statistical population consists of all nurses of Yazd province, among which 376 people were selected Stratified Random Sampling. For collecting data, two type of questionnaire were used. For assessing the strike intention, a researcher - made questionnaire was used. Also, for measuring personality traits and psychological health of the workplace, the standard questionnaire of Costa & McCrae (1992) and Mehdad (1389) was used. The validity of the standard questionnaire was confirmed by content validity. Reliability of the questionnaires was confirmed by Cronbach's alpha. It should be mentioned that the validity of the "strike intention" questionnaire was also investigated using structural validity. In order to analyze the data, SPSS 21 and LISREL 8.8 software were used.
Results: According to the results of the study, the psychological health of the workplace has the greatest effect on strike reduction. Among the dimensions of neoclassical personality traits, Extraversion has a direct and significant effect on strike intention. After Extraversion, openness and neuroticism have a significant effect. Adaptability is the only personality trait that has no significant effect on strike intention. Also, the psychological health of the workplace in the desired state, and the intention of striking among nurses is lower than the average.
Conclusion: Hospital managers should identify the personality traits of the employees and provide personal profile staff to prepare to meet the crises. It is also necessary to evaluate the psychological health dimensions of the workplace on an annual basis, and the organization's fitness status in the strike management is investigated.
Keywords: Strike, Nurses, Hospital.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2019/07/8 | Accepted: 2020/04/13

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