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Chahardoli S, Motamedzade M, Hamidi Y, Golmohammadi R, Soltanian A R. Relationship between job design, performance and job satisfaction among Bank employees. JHSW. 2014; 4 (3) :75-84
URL: http://jhsw.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5181-en.html

1- Department of Ergonomics, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
2- Department of Ergonomics, School of Public Health and Research Centerfor Health Sciences, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
3- Department of Health Management, Research Center for Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran , Hmidi@umsha.ir
4- Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
5- Department of Occupational Health, School of Public Health and Research Center for Health Sciences, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran
Abstract:   (6241 Views)

Introduction: Job design approach is one of the significant concepts in ergonomics Experts believe that integration of macro ergonomics and job design can lead to improved productivity in the organizations. Therefore, this study examined the relationships between job design, performance and job satisfaction.

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Methods and Materials: This cross - sectional study was done in 11 branches of one of the bank in Hamadan. Job Design Questionnaire, Job Satisfaction Questionnaires and Bank Performance Indicator were used in order to collect data. spearman correlation coefficient was used for determining the correlation between each two variables.

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Results: This study showed that the motivational approach was the minimum approach (3.8%), and the mechanical approach, was the dominant approach (74.7%) in the study branches and the majority of branches had an average level of job satisfaction. Moreover, there was a significant positive correlation between job design (motivational and cognitive approaches) and job satisfaction. In addition, the results showed that between job design (Motivational approach) and satisfaction were significantly correlated with performance, (p = 0.05).

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Conclusion: Regarding the role of job design in job satisfaction and employees, performance, it can be stated that job redesign towards a motivational approach and considering the principles of ergonomics in the workplace, can play an important role in efficiency and productivity of an organization.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/09/29 | Accepted: 2014/09/29 | Published: 2014/09/29

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