Volume 30, Issue 3 (Autumn 2017)                   2017, 30(3): 97-128 | Back to browse issues page

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Taghipour S, Raznahan F. Effects of Psychological Factors, Personality Traits, Preceived Work Stress, Unsafe Acts and Occupational Behaviors of Employees on the Rate of Occupational Accidents. Journal of Management and Development Process. 2017; 30 (3) :97-128
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Institute for Management and Planning Studies , f.raznahan@imps.ac.ir
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The present study is a qualitative research which used the Q approach to examine and explain managers’ mental patterns regarding psychological empowerment of employees. Q-method is applied to identify subjective thinking, opinions, attitudes and beliefs of people about the phenomenon under examination. To collect data, deep interviews were administered, whose validity and reliability were confirmed, respectively by CVR approach and Kapa Kohn method. In addition, purposive sampling technique was used; as a result, 19 interviews were obtained. The results indicate that managers’ six main mind-sets relevant to employee empowerment are as follows: inspiring capacity-building, stimulating thinking, creating motivation, promoting ethical climate, advocating competency, and enhancing interpersonal trust. As an example, stimulating thinking is the dominant model of managers’ mind-set that develops psychological empowerment in their employees by creating questioning capabilities, creating passion for thinking, and positive thinking.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/08/1

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