Document Type : Quantitative research
Department of Psychology, Yasouj University, Yasouj, Iran
Master of Clinical Psychology, Islamic Azad University, Yasouj Branch, Yasouj, Iran.
Master of Computer Engineering, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran
BA in Educational Psychology, Payam Noor University, Margon Branch, Margon, Iran
Background and purpose: The new approach of positive organizational behavior was created in response to changes such as information and communication technology, the rapid expansion of jobs in service providers, the use of extra-organizational resources, and the more flexible use of human resources, because theorizing and applying It emphasizes the characteristics, statements and positive behaviors of employees in organizations. One of the important substructures of this approach is the job attachment of employees, which appeared in scientific, commercial and psychological texts in recent years. Therefore, the present study was conducted with the aim of determining the mediating role of primary maladaptive schemas in the relationship between personality traits and job attachment of education teachers in Dehdasht city. Methods: The method of the current research was descriptive-correlation of the path analysis type. The statistical population of this research was formed by all the teachers of Dehdasht city in 1401. Among the statistical population, 120 people were selected and studied by purposive sampling method. To collect data, questionnaires of personality traits (NEO), Young's maladaptive schemas (YSQ), and Edwards Vakilpatrick's occupational attachment scale (1981) were used. After collecting and extracting data, participants' scores were analyzed using multiple regression analysis and path analysis. Findings: The findings of the direct relationship paths of the research showed that there is a significant direct relationship between neuroticism, extroversion, openness to experience, conscientiousness and adaptability of personality traits with primary maladaptive schemas. There is a significant direct relationship between neuroticism, extroversion, openness to experience, conscientiousness and adaptability of personality traits with job attachment. Also, the results of the indirect relationship showed that personality traits have an effect on the job attachment of education teachers in Dehdasht city by mediating the initial incompatible schemas. Results: Overall, the results of the research showed that job attachment is affected by many factors, including personality traits and initial incompatible schemas.
Keywords: personality traits, job attachment, primary maladaptive schemas, education.