The investigation of Psychological Position of Elementary School Teachers on their Teaching Performance

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Department of Education, Islamic Azad University Ilam Branch, Ilam, Iran

2 Department of Public Relations, Islamic Azad University Yazd Branch, Yazd, Iran

Abstract

The aim of this research is to show the relationship between psychological capital and organizational performance of primary school teachers in Tehran. To achieve this objective, analytical-descriptive research method and standardize questionnaires of psychological capital of Luthans et al. and organizational performance questionnaire of Ochio (Hersey and Blanchard) have been used. Sampling group includes 328 teachers of Tehran primary schools in 2013-2014 which have been selected by cluster sampling. Descriptive and inferential statistics including step by step regression and Pearson correlation have been used to analyze data. Results of the research demonstrate there is a positive and significant relationship between psychological capital and performance of the teachers at (p<0/1). Additionally, predicting variable of psychological capital could predict organizational performance of teachers.

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