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The Relationship between Spiritual Intelligence and Lifestyle with Job Satisfaction in Gorgan City Primary School Teachers
Sadegh Ali Taziki, Mansoureh Taziki , Mojtaba Akbari, Sharareh Saghafi, Nasser Behnampour
Psychology Department, School of Literature and Humanities, Islamic Azad University – Gorgan Unit, Gorgan, Iran.
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Background and Objectives: Spiritual intelligence has different definitions and one of them is application of spiritual data to solve routine problems. This study was intended to assess the relation between spiritual intelligence and lifestyle with job satisfaction in primary school teachers in Gorgan.

Methods: In 2014, from the statistical community of Gorgan’s primary school teachers, a number of 297 subjects were selected using the simple random method. After obtaining their informed consent, subjects filled four questionnaires of demographic data, spiritual intelligence self-report inventory (SISRI-24), Lali‘s lifestyle questionnaire, and Minnesota job satisfaction questionnaire. Data analysis, T-Test, variance analysis, and correlation were all conducted on main data. Level of significance was defined to be P<0.05.

Results: From 275 questionnaires, 72 (26.2%) were men and 203 (73.8%) were women. The majority of them were in the 30-40 year old age range. The conceptual model of the research showed that the direct effect of spiritual intelligence on the job satisfaction is not significant, but the indirect effect of them is significant and equal to 0.233. In other words, spiritual intelligence impacts on job satisfaction of Gorgan’s primary school teachers through lifestyle effects. Also, spiritual intelligence has a direct significant effect of 0.511 on the life style of Gorgan’s primary school teachers.

Conclusion: As for the direct effect of spiritual intelligence on the lifestyle and its indirect effect on the job satisfaction, improvement of the teacher’s spiritual intelligent aspects should be considered as they are they are the next generation’s trainers.

Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Lifestyle, Minnesota, Spiritual Intelligence, Teachers.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/07/25 | Accepted: 2016/07/25 | Published: 2016/07/25
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Taziki S A, Taziki M, Akbari M, Saghafi S, Behnampour N. The Relationship between Spiritual Intelligence and Lifestyle with Job Satisfaction in Gorgan City Primary School Teachers. Health Spiritual Med Ethics. 2016; 3 (2) :30-36
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