The Effectiveness of Organizational Intelligence, Workplace-Life Skills, and Employee Empowerment Training on Job Satisfaction and Organizational Culture of Employees with Job Stress

Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Health Psychology, Khorramshahr-Persian Gulf International Branch, Islamic Azad University, Khorramshahr, Iran

2 Department of Psychology, Ahvaz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran



Introduction: The present study aimed to determine the effectiveness of organizational intelligence, workplace-life skills, and employee empowerment training on job satisfaction and organizational culture of employees with job stress in the Persian Gulf Star Oil Company (PGSOC).
Method: The research method was quasi-experimental with a pretest-posttest design and a control group. The research sample consisted of 80 employees with job stress (20 employees in the experimental group 1 (organizational intelligence training), 20 in the experimental group 2 (workplace-life skills training), 20 in the experimental group 3 (employee empowerment training) and 20 in the control group). these employees were selected by a simple random sampling method. The research tools included Minnesota Job Satisfaction Questionnaire, Denison Organizational Culture Survey, and Rice Job Stress Questionnaire. Multivariate analysis of covariance (MANCOVA) and ANCOVA were used to analyze the data.
Results: The results indicated that organizational intelligence, workplace-life skills, and employee empowerment training increased job satisfaction and organizational culture in employees with job stress in experimental groups 1, 2 and 3 in comparison to the control group.
Conclusion: Organizational intelligence, workplace-life skills and empowerment training for employees could be effective in increasing job satisfaction and organizational culture.


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