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Shiasi M, Etebarian A, Zarrin abadi Z, Ahmadi M. The effect of Spiritual Intelligence on the productivity of employees at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences Based on Structural Equation Model. jha. 2016; 19 (63) :34-44
URL: http://jha.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1778-en.html

1- Msc in Public Management, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran , shiasim12@gmail.com
2- Assistant Professor, Group Public Management, Islamic Azad University Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
3- Student of Knowledge and in Information Science, Islamic Azad University Hamadan Branch Iran
4- Islamic Sciences Master of Management Studies, Imam Sadiq University, Qom, Iran
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Introduction: Spirituality is considered as an important issue not only in organizations but also in everyday life. This study aimed to analyze the role of spiritual intelligence in the productivity of employees at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences.

Methods: This applied, descriptive- correlation study was conducted in 2014. The population consisted of 900 people including all finance staff and managers of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences. King questionnaire (version 2008) was used to collect data on spiritual intelligence and a researcher developed questionnaire was used to measure productivity. Data were analyzed using structural equation modeling techniques, descriptive statistics, SPSS software (version 19) and LISREL.

Results: The ratio of LISREL output, 0.48, indicated a good model fit and a t-value of 5.04 confirmed the effectiveness factor. The results showed that t- values of variables were greater than 1.96 which indicates a positive and significant impact of spiritual intelligence on the productivity of employees.

Conclusion: The enhancement of productivity can be achieved through reinforcing spiritual intelligence of employees.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2015/01/17 | Accepted: 2016/01/13 | Published: 2016/01/13

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