An investigation of the Relationship between Office Automation with the Career Life Quality and Self-Efficacy in Staffs of Health Network of Amol City, Iran

Akram Ansari, Hamid Alipur Saroukalaei, Taghi Taghavi Zanjani, Hossein Taghavi Gorji, Seyyed Hadi Fazli Vasatikalai


The purpose of this research was doing investigation relationship between Office Automation with the quality of career life and self-efficacy of staffs of health network of Amol city. The method of this research in terms of goal was practical and in terms of gathering data is correlation descriptive which has been done as field research. The data population includes all employees of health network of Amol city (n=850).and the sampling method of the study was random stratified and Morgan table was used to determine the sample size which 265 people randomly selected as sample. The questionnaires of the study were Adel Office Automation questionnaire (2008), Walton quality of work life (1973) and Sherer self-efficiency (1982) which content and face validity of the questionnaire was confirmed by 10 experts. To determine the reliability the questionnaire was distributed between 30 people of population based on data obtained through Cranach's alpha  this amount is for work life quality questionnaire  α=0.81,self-efficiency α=0.78 and office automation  α=0.80 which indicates the reliability of the questionnaire. Kolmogorov-Smirnov statistical models, Spearman test and linear regression by using SPSS software version 21 were used for inferential analyzing of findings and testing hypotheses. According to Spearman test there is no meaningful and positive relationship between office automation and self-efficiency of employees of health network of Amol city (P=0.45,r= -0.048) but there is positive and meaningful relationship between office automation and life quality of  employees (P=0.001>, r=0.519).results of linear regression indicated that office automation has no meaningful effect  on self-efficiency of employs (p=0.19, t=-1.3) but office automation has meaningful effect on the quality life of employees (P>0.001,t=10.05) and according to  determination coefficient (R2) the office automation explains 30% of the variable variance of the criteria.


Office Automation, Quality of Work Life, Self-Efficacy, Health Network Staff of Amol City.

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