Volume 20, Issue 1 (April_May 2016)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2016, 20(1): 69-63 | Back to browse issues page

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Marzban S, Najafi M, Asefzadeh S, Gholami S, Rajaee R. Effect of workload on quality of work life among staff of the teaching hospitals of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (2014) . J Qazvin Univ Med Sci. 2016; 20 (1) :69-63
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  Background: Quality of work life is the reaction of employees to their work specially the individual results at work and mental health that affects their personal experience and work results.

  Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of workload on quality of work life in staff of the teaching hospitals affiliated to Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran.

  Methods: This analytical study was conducted in 530 staff of four hospitals affiliated to the Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences that were selected by Cochrane sampling method during 2014. The measurement tools were demographic questionnaire, Walton's quality of work life questionnaire (including 32 questions and eight dimensions), and the NASA TLX workload scale. Data were analyzed using Pearson’s correlation coefficient.

  Findings: The mean scores of quality of work life and workload were 48.21±13.34 and 64.70±11.44, respectively. There was negative significant correlation between workload and quality of work life (r= -0.0161).

  Conclusion: With regards to the results, it seems that high workload is one of the most important factors of reduced quality of work life that can be reduced through proper organization and planning.


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