نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
عنوان مقاله [English]
Aim: It seems that positive outcomes resulting from the autonomy in the job, is dependent on a number of factors. Autonomy means the interdependence and freedom of staff in planning and organizing work and it has different levels. The aim of current research is to investigate the role of task reflection in relation of autonomy and skill utilization. Method: The research sample consisted of 324 employees of Isfahan Electricity Distribution Company (north and south) and the Shahid Montazeri Powerhouse, who were randomly selected. Then this people responded to research instruments consist of perceived control questions of Sims, Szilagyi, and Keller (1976)`s Job Characteristics Index(JCI) and Notelaers et al.(2010)`s participation in decision making and skill utilization questionnaires. Findings: Data analyzing by use of mediation analysis showed that task reflection have a mediator role in relation of autonomy (participation in decision making and perceived control) and skill utilization. Conclusion: According to findings managers and organizations were recommended to increase employees` job autonomy in order to use more skills.