Volume 27, Issue 107 (11-2018)                   jour guilan uni med sci 2018, 27(107): 61-68 | Back to browse issues page

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Goudarzvand Chegini M, Abdolahzadeh Lalehdashti M, Rezaee Kelidbari H R. Relationship Between Authentic leadership, Psychological Empowerment and Positive job Behaviors in Emergency Department Staff. jour guilan uni med sci. 2018; 27 (107) :61-68
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Introduction: Organizational citizenship behavior is considered as a worker's attitude and passion as a driver for work in service organizations. One of the factors affecting the creation and promotion of transcendental behaviors, such as organizational citizenship behavior and job Engagement for service organizations, are ethical leadership styles in the organizations that pay attention to structure and staff in terms of their capability.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between Authentic leadership, psychological empowerment and positive behaviors (organizational citizenship behavior and career aspirations) in the emergency department staff of Rasht city health centers.
Materials and Methods: The present study is a descriptive - survey study. The statistical population of the research is the employees of the emergency department of Rasht educational centers, consisting of 408 people. They were selected by cluster random sampling of 198 people based on Cochran formula. Data gathering tool was the standard questionnaire of  Authentic Leadership of Valumva (2008), Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Poodsakof (2000), Baker's Job Exercise (2009) and Psychological Empowerment of Conger and Kanungo (1998). Data were collected using Structural Equation Analysis (SEM) and  analyzed by LISREL 8.50 software.
Results: The results showed that there is a positive and significant relationship between Authentic leadership, psychological empowerment, organizational citizenship behavior and job Engagement. A correlation was also found  between Authentic leadership and psychological empowerment (0.41), psychological empowerment and organizational citizenship behavior (0.85), psychological empowerment and job Engagement(0.53).
Conclusion: Given the  relationship between authentic leadership, psychological empowerment, organizational citizenship behavior and job Engagement, and considering the positive role of reversible behaviors in the emergency department of Rasht city health centers, it seems advisable to promote the Authentic leadership perspectives that are subcategories of Ethical leadership and are  of great importance.
Conflict of interest: non declared
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/10/28 | Accepted: 2018/10/28 | Published: 2018/10/28

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