The Role of Job Performance on Career Success and Self-esteem of Staff LC14-LC16
Dr. Afsaneh Malekpour-Tehrani,
Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Rahmatiyeh Iran,
Shahrekord, Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari, Iran.
Introduction: Human resources are the most valuable assets to any organisation, identifying factors that affect job performance of these resources has become increasingly important.
Aim: To determine the relationship between self-esteem and success with job performance in the staff of the Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences (SKUMS) Headquarters, Shahrekord, Iran.
Materials and Methods: This descriptive-analytical (correlational) study, based on structural equation modeling, was conducted in 2015. The study population included 240 of the staff of SKUMS Headquarters, Shahrekord, Iran. From these people, 86 were selected by simple random sampling. A questionnaire of demographic characteristics, Paterson job performance, Radsyp career success and Eysenck selfesteem questionnaire were used to evaluate the concepts of job performance, success and self-esteem. The data were analysed using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) version 23.0.
Results: A total of 86 out of which 49 were female (57%) and 37 (43%) male, with a mean age of 39.85±7.6 (range 24-55) years. There was no significant relationship between demographic characteristics and job performance, career success and selfesteem. Self-esteem could be predicted positively and career success could be predicted negatively. Job performance and selfesteem had a significant positive correlation relationship (p<0.05).
Conclusion: According to the direct relationship between job performance and self-esteem in this study, officials can improve job performance of staff through supporting them and reinforcing their self-esteem and thus providing career success.