A reflection on job Engagement in view of psychological capital by considering the mediated role of job Burnout.

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The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of psychological capital and job Engagement on reduce Job Burnout of nurses . this study, as a matter of goal or purpose, is an applied research and the way of collecting the data is descriptive and in the form of correlation; and clearly based on the structural equation model (SEM).in this research, firstly the theoretical model and the theories between the variables were developed and for surveying the research theories the structural equation was used. Nurses one of public hospitals in Tehran city are the statistical population(263 persons). Therefore, for this research, 160 persons are picked based on the Morgan table using random sampling. A questionnaire was used to collect the data. The results of this study show that there is a significant and negative relationship between psychological capital and (It’s aspects: Self-efficiency, hope, resilience and optimism) job Burnout and there is a positive and significant relationship between psychological capital and job Engagement. Besides, In this study We achieved a negative and significant relationship between job Burnout and job Engagement. The mediating role of job burnout in the capital impact on nurses’s job Engagement was confirmed.


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