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مدیریت پرستاری 2017, 6(1): 20-31 Back to browse issues page
The effect of psychological capital on work engagement with mediating role of work -family conflict among nurses
Seyed Mohammad Tabataba'i-Nasab , Mehdi Sabokro , Mohammad Bagher Fallahi
Ph.D Student n Business Management/ Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran
Abstract:   (1073 Views)
Introduction: Nurses always confront with work family conflict. Nurse managers could be recognizing effect psychological capital on work family conflict and work engagement among nurses, and improve their performances in hospital.
Aim: This study was done to assessing the effect of psychological capital on work engagement with mediating role of work -family conflict among nurses.
Method: This study was a practical study from purpose view and it was a descriptive-correlation one from methodology perspective. The statistical population of this study includes (354) nurses of Shohadaye Kargar Hospital in Yazd province. The sample size was calculated through Cochran formula and a sample of (185)nurses were selected through random classification method. For data gathering, the standard questionnaires of psychological
capital (Luthans & etal, 2007), work-family conflict (Netemeyer & etal,1996) and work engagement (Schaufeli & etal, 2002) used, their validity were checked through the content validity and structural validity and reliability was checked through Cronbach’s
alpha (more than 0.70) for all variables confirmed. Data analysis was performed by structural equation modeling (SEM) using Amos software.
Results: The finding showed that psychological capital had
direct effects on work engagement with coefficient (0.731).
 Psychological capital has negative effect on work-family conflict with coefficient (-0.295) and on the work-family conflict with coefficient (-0.362). Also psychological capital had an effect on work engagement with mediating roles of work-family conflict and family-work conflict.
Conclusion: Psychological capital would be an appropriate
 factor to reduce the work-family conflict and increase work
engagement among nurses. So, it is recommended hospital
managers should take appropriate actions to maintain or increase psychological capital among nurses.
Keywords: nurses, psychological capital, work -family conflict, work engagement
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2017/09/26 | Accepted: 2017/11/26 | Published: 2017/11/26
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