The Effects of Workplace Spirituality and Teacher's Self-Efficacy Beliefs on  His/Her Job Satisfaction

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Faculty of Economic, Management and Administrative Sciences Semnan University

Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of spirituality at workplace and teacher's self-efficacy on her/his job satisfaction. A sample of 366 teachers who were selected by the clustering random sampling method completed the following questionnaires:TEBS-SELF,Teacher's job satisfaction, Workplace spirituality. Data were analyzed using the LISREL Software and the path analytic method. Results showed the effects of Workplace spirituality and teacher's self-efficacy beliefs on his/her job satisfaction (PP). In sum, the analytic model explained .70 of the teacher’s job satisfaction. The findings of this study suggest that creating spirituality at workplace, and institutionalizing spiritual values in teacher's profession and work can have many benefits such as enhance teacher's effectiveness in classroom by fostering and strengthening his/her self-efficacy beliefs, and as a result the greater satisfaction of the teacher of his/her profession.

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