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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 368-373

The relationship between job motivation and its dimensions with organizational commitment and its dimensions in midwives of sanitary and therapeutic centers, Arak University of Medical Sciences, 2017


1 Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Research and Clinical Center of Gynecology and Fertility, Shahid Akbar-Abadi Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 International Student Midwifery, Master's Degree in Management of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Maryam Sefidi
Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_343_17

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Introduction and Aim: Human resources with the quality of desirable performance are the most important assets of the organization and increase the probability of success, survival, and progress of the organization. Midwives have a critical role in promoting the health of mothers and infants and survey the relationship between job motivation and organizational commitment can help health system managers and planners to improve the quality of the services provided. Methods: This is a cross-sectional and correlational study; samples of midwives in Arak University of Medical Sciences were selected by stratified sampling with proportional allocation method. The instrument of gathering was demographic information questionnaire, Herzberg's job motivation, and organizational commitment of Allen and Meyer. Data were analyzed by SPSS 16 software and (P < 0.05) were considered significant. Results: There was a significant relationship between job motivation and organizational commitment and their dimensions (r = 0.68, P < 0.001). The highest correlation between job motivation and emotional commitment (r = 0.77), normative commitment (r = 0.62), and continuous commitment (r = 0.55). The most related emotional commitment by way of communication (r = 0.74), continuous commitment to salary and wages (r = 0.54), and normative commitment with the nature of midwifery was r = 0.61. Conclusion: The results show the importance of communication dimensions, salaries, and wages and the nature of job in the commitment of midwives in Markazi Province. More attention from health system administrators to these dimensions can be useful in increasing the motivation and organizational commitment of midwives in this province.


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