Positive psychological capital: The role of Islamic work ethics in Tehran Public Organizations

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran

2 Alzahra University


Swift development in economic aspects and the call for more concentration on the ethics in new era is taking considerations in the world. The aim of this study was the investigation of the impact of the Islamic work ethics and its aspects in every point of human being characters, especially in employees’ hope, resilience, optimism and efficacy, as the dimensions of Positive Psychological Capital. The conducted research method for achieving mentioned aim was descriptive and correlation and the statistical population were employees of six public organizations in the Tehran province located in Iran (a country with the large Muslim population), participated in this study. The results of the analyzing the questionnaires and testing the hypotheses by Warp PLS indicated Islamic Work Ethics had positive effect on Positive Psychological Capital. These findings provide evidence to the importance of including Islamic Work Ethics in future research. Additionally, these findings provide significant suggestions for the utilization of Islamic work ethics in organizational practice too, that is in Staff recruitment, Compensation, Performance evaluation and HRM Strategies.


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