Farnaz Pishgar, The Effect of Living in the Present Time, Healthy Character Development and Social Character Growth of Staff on their Performance (Case Study: Clinical and Paraclinical Areas of Ahwaz Imam Khomeini Hospital), ILSHS Volume 61, International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 61)
    The aim of the present research was to investigate the effect of living in the present, healthy character development and social character growth of staff on their performance in clinical and para-clinical fields of Ahvwaz Imam Khomeini hospital. In this research, the descriptive research method was of the correlational type. Necessary information was prepared from selected sample from the research statistical population, namely clinical and para-clinical staff of Ahwaz Imam Khomeini Hospital who was 1000 ones and 280 of them was selected as volume of the sample based on Cochran formula using available sampling. Data were collected using a researcher-built questionnaire based on Fordyce’s 14-point model with 42 questions and performance questionnaire and Stephen E. Candrie performance questionnaire with 10 aspects and 32 questions. Cronbach alpha coefficient for questionnaire and performance questionnaire were 0.97 and 0.94, respectively indicating acceptable reliability. Also, validity of the questionnaire was confirmed based on supervisors and number of experts in the field of management through content validity. Data analyses were done in to levels of descriptive and inferential statistics. In inferential part, regression analysis and Pearson correlation test were done using SPSS software. The results of the present study showed that living in the present, healthy character development and social character growth of Ahwaz Imam Khomeini Hospital staff have a positive effect on their performance and whatever staff live in the present and develop their character and be more social, their performance will increase.
    Effect of Living in the Present, Healthy Character Development, Performance, Performance Management, Social Character Growth