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Title: Social capital, job efforts and work life employee's quality

 

Authors: Aein Ghorbani Ghashghaeinejad; Seyed Mehdi Hosseini

 

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Department of Management, Islamic Azad University, Firoozkoh Branch, Firoozkoh, Iran
Department of Management, Islamic Azad University, Firoozkoh Branch, Firoozkoh, Iran

 

Abstract: This study aims to investigate the influence of social capital on job efforts and employees' quality of work life. Statistical population was the employees of Iran's Agriculture Bank. Samples were gathered by cluster sampling approach. A sample of 168 employees was selected. A self-administrated questionnaire was distributed among respondents. A structural equation modelling (SEM) technique was used to test the proposed hypotheses. Results indicated that social capital has a positive and significant effect on work life quality, job effort, and consequently, job performance.

 

Keywords: social capital; work life balance; job effort; job performance; structural equation modelling; SEM; quality of working life; quality of life; banking industry; bank employees; employee performance.

 

DOI: 10.1504/EMJM.2016.10002045

 

EuroMed J. of Management, 2016 Vol.1, No.3, pp.265 - 277

 

Submission date: 17 Mar 2016
Date of acceptance: 15 Apr 2016
Available online: 19 Dec 2016

 

 

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