Evaluation of the relationship between the quality of work life and organizational commitment among midwives working in health-medical centers and maternity of teaching hospitals of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences from 2013-2014

Hadizadeh Talasaz, Zahra and Nourani Saadoddin, Shahla and Shakeri, Mohammad Taghi (2014) Evaluation of the relationship between the quality of work life and organizational commitment among midwives working in health-medical centers and maternity of teaching hospitals of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences from 2013-2014. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 17 (129). pp. 1-9.

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Abstract

Introduction: Quality of work life and organizational commitment are two important variables which have been recently considered by many managers. Various working conditions cause different quality of work life and organizational commitment in every organization and despite the importance of these two variables, assessment of them in midwifery is limited. This study was performed with the aim to determine the relationship between quality of work life and organizational commitment among midwives working in health-medical centers and maternities. Methods: This descriptive-correlation study was performed on 230 midwives working in health-medical centers and maternities of teaching hospitals of Mashhad University of Medical Sciences. Data collection tool was demographic questionnaire, Walton quality of work life, and Alan Meyer organization commitment questionnaires. Data was analyzed by SPSS software (version 19) and spearman, Pearson, Kruskal-walis, Mann-Whitney, independent T and chi-square tests. PResults: Mean score of quality of work life among midwives working in the health-medical centers was 67.89±12.16 and among midwives working in maternities was 62.16±13.08. Mean score of organizational commitment among midwives working in the health-medical centers was 76.40 ± 10.06 and among midwives working in maternities was 75.61 ± 11.09. According to Pearson correlation test, significant positive correlation was found between the quality of work life and organizational commitment among midwives working in health-medical centers (p<0.001, rp=0.441), and in maternities (p<00001, rp=0.633). Conclusion: There is significant positive correlation between quality of working life and organizational commitment, so that higher quality of working life is associated with more organizational commitment for employees, therefore, organizations can increase quality of working life of employees and this leads to increased organizational commitment and growth and dynamism of organization.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 15:26
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 15:26
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4026

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