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The Effectiveness of Life Skills Training on Assertiveness and Work Engagement among Staff of Shemiranat Welfare Vocational Centers


The aim of this semi-experimental study based on the pre-post-test method was to discuss the effectiveness of life skills training on assertiveness and work engagement among personnel of Dr. Shariati vocational and rehabilitation center of Tehran. The statistical population consisted of all staff working (18 people) in 2018. Gambriel and Richi (1975) and Selano and Shufili questionnaires (2001) were used to estimate assertiveness and work engagement. The internal coincidence of instruments was 0.88 and 0.95. In total, 60 educational programs were considered as experimental interventions pertaining to life decuple skills (6 hours training for each skill). In order to test the hypothesis, t correlative groups were used. The results showed that experimental intervention influences on the increment of the assertiveness and its subscales (controversial and fundamental) and general work engagement had a negative impact on the attraction and power by interval 95% (p<0/05).

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IssueVol 13 No 3 (2021) QRcode
SectionOriginal Article(s)
DOI https://doi.org/10.18502/ijoh.v13i3.8416
Assertiveness Work Engagement Life Skills Training

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Khedmari Noche Deh Sadat A, Piri L. The Effectiveness of Life Skills Training on Assertiveness and Work Engagement among Staff of Shemiranat Welfare Vocational Centers. Int J Occup Hyg. 2021;13(3):242-251.