The role of quality of work life in mental health of school principals

farhbakhsh, saeed and sattar, Azita (2012) The role of quality of work life in mental health of school principals. Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health, 14 (55). pp. 9-200.

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Abstract

Quality of work life is important that has a mentally and social effect on employees. The main aim of this research was to investigate relationship of quality of work life and mental health among school principals of Khorramabad city, Lorestan.   Materials and Methods: The current study is a descriptive co relational research. The sample was consisted 130 school principals of  Khorramabad city who were selected in 2010-2011 academic year by randomized stratified method. In order to collect the required data regarding research variables, the quality of work life questionnaire and mental health inventory were used. The collected data were analyzed by using Pearson correlation coefficient, t-test and one-way analysis of variance, with SPSS software.  Results: On the basis of findings of the study, there was a positive correlation between quality of work life and mental health (P<0.000). Furthermore, results show male principals as compared to female had a better quality of work life(P<0.000) as well as mental health (P<0.006), but there was no difference among primary, guidance and high school principals according to their quality of work life as well as mental health.  Conclusion: Increasing quality of work life can lead to providing better work environment for employees so that their mental health could be improved. Â

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WM Psychiatry
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Fundamentals of Mental Health
Depositing User: jfmh jfmh
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2017 19:21
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2017 19:21
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/4477

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