The study of relationship between employee attitude and empowerment of journalists from Tehran-based national newspapers

Document Type : Research Paper

Authors

1 researcher

2 Associate Prof, department of communication, Islamic Azad University science and research branch of Tehran, iran. * Corresponding Autor, Email: msoltanifar@yahoo.com

3 Prof, department of Psychometrics, Allameh tabatabai university, tehran

4 Assistant Prof, department of communication, IRIB university, Tehran, iran

Abstract

The study of relationship between employee attitude and empowerment of journalists from Tehran-based national newspapers
Organizations need skilled manpowers, confident and decision-maker for competitiveness. Thus, for the last two decades, the empowerment of human resources has become one of the key topics for leading organizations and they have turned into investigating ways of workforce empowerment in order to gain upper -hand in competitive markets. One of the key factor in empowerment is employee attitude. employee attitude consists of three parts: Job satisfaction, Organizational commitement and Task dependency. These three kinds of attitudes impact on professional journalistic activities. Upon this, the aim of this reaserch is study of relationship between employee attitude and empower ment.
cluster sampling has been used as sampling method in this research. 14 newspapers have been elected out of 58 national newspapers which are being published in Teheran. Asking for journalists ideas by question naires. at last 256 questionnaires filled out. SPSS software has been used for data analysis.
Findings indicat that there is a statistically significant relationship between employee attitude and empowerment. we also find out that salary is the worst part as their job satisfaction factors.
Key words:empowerment, employee attitude, journalists, job satisfaction, organizational commitement

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