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Mehdad A, Malakzadeh M, Amiry V. The Effect of organizational injustice perception, job insecurity and organizational stressors on unthriving of retired employees: Mediating Role of burnout. Journal of Geriatric Nursing 2019; 5 (3)
URL: http://jgn.medilam.ac.ir/article-1-319-en.html
Islamic Azad University, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch , alimahdad.am@gmail.com
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Introduction and purpose: thriving in work has attracted the attention of researchers in organizational psychology due to its role and impact on employeechr('39')s sense of vitality and well-being, both during their working life and during retirement. Hence, the aim of this research was to study the mediating role of burnout on effect of organizational injustice perception, job insecurity perception and organiztional stressors on unthriving in work among retired employees.
Materials and Methods: This study was correlational and statistical population included all employees of retirement association of a public bank in Isfahan, from which 206 people were selected through convenience sampling method.  A set of questionnaires consisted of organizational injustice perception (Nihoff and Morman, 1993), job insecurity perception (Francis and Barling, 2005), organizational stressors (made by researchers, 2019), thriving in work (Carmeli and Spritzer, 2009) and job burnout (Malsch and Jackson, 1993) were used. Structural equation model was used to analyze the data.
Findings: the results revealed that the perception of job insecurity, perception of organizational injustice and perception of organizational stressors on unthriving and perception of organizational injustice on job burnout have a direct and significant effect, but the impact of job insecurity perception and organizational stressors on job burnout was not significant. Moreover, job burnout could mediate the relationship between organizational injustice and unthriving, but could not mediate the relationship between job insecurity perception and organizational stressors with unthriving. In addition, the tested model of the mediating role of job burnout in relationship between perceptions of injustice, job insecurity, and organizational stressors with unthriving had a good fit indices.
Conclusion: based on research findings on the effect of perception of job insecurity, perception of organizational injustice and perception of organizational stressors on unthriving and perception of organizational injustice on job burnout of retired employees, the need to pay attention to this factors should be considered by top managers, policymakers, scientists and practitioner in redesigning work environment that employees do not perceive job insecurity and organizational injustice as much as possible during their work duration (tenure) and paying attention to reducing the perception of organizational pressures should be a priority.
     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2019/04/21 | Accepted: 2019/05/10 | Published: 2019/05/10

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