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Jalilian S, Karimianpour G. The relationship between psychological capital and job adjustment of staffs in Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences (The study of mediator role of job self-efficacy). psj. 2018; 16 (3) :39-47
URL: http://psj.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-387-en.html
1- Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Educational Sciences and Psychology, Peyam noor University, Kermanshah , Iran.
2- Young Researchers and Elite Club, Kermanshah Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran. , karimiangh@gmail.com
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Background and Objective: Job adjustment as a psychosocial well-being and adaptive state of the individual to post-employment occupation has positive effects, which necessitates identifying the factors that affecting it. This research aims to study the mediator role of job self-efficacy in the relationship between psychological capital and job adjustment among staffs of Kermanshah university of medical sciences.
Materials and Methods: This study is a descriptive correlational study and applied in structural equations model (SEM).According to the Morgan table and using convenience sampling method, 122 employees of Kermanshah university of medical sciences (92 men and 30 women) were selected in 2016. Data were collected using Luthans Psychological Capital Questionnaire, Rigs and Knight Professional Self-efficacy Questionnaire and Dawis & Lofqist Job Adjustment Questionnaire.  Data were analyzed by mean, standard deviation, Pearson correlation, KMO and Bartlett test with SPSS v. 22 and LISREL v. 8.8 softwares.
Results: The results showed that the direct effects of psychological capital on job self-efficacy and job adjustment is significant and also job self-efficacy has direct effects on job adjustment. The mediator role of job self-efficacy in relationship between psychological capital and job adjustment of employees is also significant.
Conclusions: Psychological capital and job self-efficacy are variables that effects on job adaptability and should be regarded and strengthen by the university administrators in the staffs.

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Type of Study: Research Article | Subject: Psychology and Psychiatry
Received: 2017/06/20 | Accepted: 2017/11/15 | Published: 2018/05/30

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