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Health Spiritual Med Ethics 2020, 7(3): 7-14 Back to browse issues page
Relationship between Spiritual Wellbeing and Productivity among the Rehabilitation Staff of Tehran Welfare Organization
Mitra Nouri * , Mohammad Kamali , Hossein Mobaraki
School of Rehabilitation Science, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Background and Objectives: The promotion of spirituality and spiritual well-being brings substantial benefits for organizations which encompasses the enhancement of staff productivity toward organizational goals. In recent years, spiritual wellbeing has received increasing attention from managers and employees as a necessity for interactions with organizations and society. Welfare organization of is one of the most important organizations in the country and issues related to its productivity and spirituality are matters of concern to this organization. To date, no research has directly investigated the relationship between spiritual wellbeing and productivity in this organization. Therefore, the current study aimed to assess the relationship between productivity and spiritual wellbeing among rehabilitation stuffs of Tehran welfare organization in 2017.
Methods: This practical study was conducted based on a descriptive-correlational design. The statistical population of this study included all rehabilitation workers in Tehran welfare organization out of whom 256 cases were selected by simple random sampling as the sample size. Finally, 224 people completed the research questionnaire. Data were collected by The Spiritual Well Being Scale (SWBS) developed by Paloutzian & Ellison (1982) and Hersey and Goldsmith's Productivity Questionnaire (1980). Data were analyzed in SPSS software (version 24) using spearman correlation test and multiple regression analysis.
Results: Based on the obtained results, staff productivity was positively correlated with existential wellbeing and religious wellbeing. The correlation coefficient between spiritual wellbeing and productivity was obtained at 0.459, and the highest correlation was between spiritual wellbeing and validity, while the lowest was observed between spiritual wellbeing and compatibility. The mean scores of spiritual wellbeing and productivity were reported as 90.76 and 2.68. Finally, the results of regression analysis indicated that 27% of the variance in total changes in the productivity of rehabilitation workers in Tehran welfare organization is related to spiritual wellbeing components (existential wellbeing and religious wellbeing), and religious wellbeing had a stronger effect.
Conclusion: As evidenced by the results of the current study, there was a significant relationship between employees' spiritual wellbeing and their productivity. In other words, as the spiritual wellbeing of employees increases, so does their productivity. Therefore, it is possible to increase staff productivity by planning to promote their spiritual wellbeing.
 
Keywords: Efficiency, Existential Wellbeing, Rehabilitation, Religion, Spirituality.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: General
Received: 2019/07/17 | Accepted: 2020/05/30 | Published: 2020/10/7


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