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Quality of Working Life and Its Association with Organizational Performance: A Model Applied for Healthcare Workers

Roohollah Askari 1 , Sima Rafiei 2 , Razieh Montazerolfaraj 1 , Arefeh Dehghani Tafti 3 and Foozieh Torabi 4 , *
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1 Department of Health Services Management, School of Public Health , Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
2 Department of Health Management, School of Health, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, Qazvin, Iran
3 Department of Statistics, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
4 School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
Article information
  • Biotechnology and Health Sciences: , 5 (1); e42050
  • Published Online: December 3, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 4, 2016
  • Revised: November 14, 2016
  • Accepted: November 26, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/bhs-42050

To Cite: Askari R, Rafiei S, Montazerolfaraj R, Dehghani Tafti A, Torabi F. et al. Quality of Working Life and Its Association with Organizational Performance: A Model Applied for Healthcare Workers, Biotech Health Sci. Online ahead of Print ;5(1):e42050. doi: 10.17795/bhs-42050.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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