A Survey of the Relationship between the Psychological Capital Components and Staff’ Productivity: A Case of the Genaveh County Offices of Education

  •  Seyed Hosseini    
  •  Amir Farrokhnejad    


The main purpose of this paper was to investigate the relationship between the psychological capital components and employees productivity of the Genaveh County offices of education. This is an applied and descriptive-survey research. The research population is the 1324 staff of the offices of education of Genaveh County in 2015. The sample includes 297 people selected using Morgan’s table and the stratified random sampling method. The data were collected using Luthans’ psychological capital questionnaire (2007) and Hersey & Goldsmith human resources productivity questionnaire (1984). To analyze the data, Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regression were used simultaneously. All this was done using SPSS Software Version 21. Results revealed that there is a positive and significant relationship between the psychological capital components and staff productivity at the level of (P<0.001). Results of the regression analysis also indicated that psychological capital components have a significant effect on productivity (F292, 4) =14.1, P<0.001). Also, the R2 value showed that psychological capital can explain 15% of the variance in productivity.

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