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Karami J, Moradi A, Hatamian P. The Effect of Resilience, Self-Efficacy, and Social Support on Job Satisfaction Among the Employed, Middle-Aged and Elderly. sija. 2017; 12 (3) :300-311
URL: http://salmandj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-1289-en.html
1- Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Education, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran.
2- MSc. Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Education, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran. , hatamian152@gmail.com
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Objectives Job satisfaction is defined as the level of fulfillment employees feel about their work, which can affect performance to a great extent. Given the importance of job satisfaction among middle-aged and elderly, this study aims to investigate the relationship between resilience, self-efficacy, and social support with job satisfaction among middle-aged and elderly population in Kermanshah, Iran.
Methods & Materials The study population consisted of all working middle-aged and elderly in Kermanshah in the year 2016. A total of 240 people (including 160 male and 80 female with age ranging between 50-75 with average 66.87) were selected through convenience sampling. Research data was used collected through the following questionnaires: General Self-Efficacy (GSE-10), Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC), Specter’s Job Satisfaction Scale (JSS), and Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS).
Results Data analysis was performed using correlation and regression analysis. The results showed a positive relationship between self-efficacy and resilience and job satisfaction. A significant positive relationship was also found between social support and job satisfaction among middle-aged and elderly.
Conclusion According to the findings of this study, it can be concluded that self-efficacy, resiliency, and social support are predictor variables that be used to predict job satisfaction in the middle-aged and elderly.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Social Welfare
Received: 2017/03/22 | Accepted: 2017/07/09 | Published: 2017/10/07

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