The Relationship Between Character Strengths, Person-Job Fit and Job Involvement with Organizational Well-Being in Social Security

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Aim: This study was conducted to determine the relationship between character strengths, person-job fit and job involvement with organizational well-being in west Tehran social security employees. Methods: The research method was correlation and statistical population was 1400 employees of west Tehran Social Security Organization and its branches. The sample size was 312 employees which were selected by random cluster sampling. Tools used for this study were Kanungo’s job involvement questionnaire (1982), workplace Perma profiler by Kern (2014), via character strengths questionnaire by Peterson and Seligman (2004) and person job fit questionnaire by Ahmadi (2015). Data from 312 questionnaires were analysed using structural equations with partial least squares method in Smart Pls software. Findings: Calculation and analysis of fitness indicators using Smart-PLS software, confirmed adaptation of conceptual framework and empirical data. The conceptual model was validated by Goodness of Fit index (GOF=0.733). The results also showed that character strengths, person job fit, job involvement and organizational well-being are related and job involvement played a mediating role in the relationship(p=0.001 , t= 3.137, t=3.543). Conclusion: Fostering and encouraging using of character strengths by employees alongside with applying person job fit concept in hiring and task assigning in organization, can lead to higher organizational well-being and positive outcomes for both organization and employees.


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