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:: Volume 5, Issue 3 (Military caring Sciencse 2018) ::
MCS 2018, 5(3): 211-219 Back to browse issues page
The relationship between personality types and type of control source and self-efficacy rate military personnel
Mohsen Mohammadzadeh * 1, Peyman Jahandaari2 , Sanaz Zargar Balaye Jame3 , Farzaneh Rafizadeh4
1- MSc in General Psychology, Faculty of Para Medicine, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
2- MSc in Psychology of Counseling, Research Institute for Military Medicine, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
3- Ph.D. Healthcare Services Management , Assistant Professor, Healthcare Services Management Department, Faculty Of Medicine, AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
4- Ph.D. Student in Educational Psychology, Islamic Azad University of Shahrekord Branch, Shahrekord, Iran.
Abstract:   (4904 Views)
 Introduction: One of the topics that has crossed the minds of researchers  is studying about the personality types and control source.  The main topic of psychology is studying personality traits. Since these traits form the basis of the behavioral system, addressing this issue can elaborate on certain aspects of individual  performance in different fields.
Objective: In this regard, the present study investigated  the relationship between personality types and type of control source with the level of self-efficacy of military personnel in Tehran Unit.
Materials and Methods: In this study, 260 male military personnel of Tehran unit participated in this study. According to Morgan’s table, 152 people were selected by random sampling method. The research method is descriptive correlational. The data were collected by three questionnaires. The validity of the questionnaire has been reviewed. The reliability of  personality trait (Isingen, 1965), the control source (Rater), and the rate of self-efficacy was 77%, 83% and (Rigsz and Knight, 1994) 88%, respectively. The data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics and SPSS 20.
Results: Spearman correlation showed a significant relationship between the extraversion (r = 345/0), introversion  personality types(r =-0.397), external control source (r =0.4104), internal control source (r =-4.303) and self-efficacy level (P≤0.05).
Discussion and Conclusion: The results indicated a significant relationship between personality types and type of control source with the level of self-efficacy of one of the military units of Tehran. Therefore, personality traits are important inseparable factors  affecting the organizational environment of human beings because every individual behavior is to a large extent influenced by his personality traits and self-efficacy as a direct organizational behavior is also affected by those features.
Keywords: Control, Military Personnel, Personality, Self-Efficacy.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/11/22 | Accepted: 2019/01/13 | Published: 2019/03/15
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Mohammadzadeh M, Jahandaari P, Zargar Balaye Jame S, Rafizadeh F. The relationship between personality types and type of control source and self-efficacy rate military personnel. MCS 2018; 5 (3) :211-219
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