Relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment of health educators of High Schools in Hormozgan Province

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Mahnoush Abedini 1 , *

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1 PhD of Educational Management, Farhangian University, Banadr Abbas, Iran.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Hormozgan Medical Journal: 19 (1); e87422
Published Online: May 15, 2014
Article Type: Research Article
Received: February 24, 2014
Accepted: May 15, 2014

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Abstract

Introduction: Job satisfaction and organizational commitment are considered
prerequisites of internal and external efficiency of an organization. This study was aimed
at investigating the relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment of
health educators of high schools in Hormozgan Province.
Methods: In this descriptive-correlational study with respect to data analysis, 115 health
educators in Hormozgan Province were selected through random sampling. The data were
collected with job satisfaction and organizational commitment questionnaire. They were
analyzed through descriptive statistics and regression methods using SPSS 18.
Results: The results showed a significant positive relationship between job satisfaction
and organizational commitment components including continuance, affective, and
normative commitment (r=0.504). Fifty percent of changes in job satisfaction were
affected by organizational commitment.
Conclusion: The results of this study indicated that the relationship between job
satisfaction and organizational commitment could provide valuable guidance for increasing
motivation among health educators and actualizing their potential powers. As an important
predictor of organizational commitment, job satisfaction played a significant role in health
educators.

Keywords

Job Satisfaction - Hormozgan - Health Educators

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