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The relationship between hardiness and resilience with self-efficacy in crisis managers of Red Crescent society
Soodeh Kafi , Maedeh Sadat Etesami , Mohammad Hossein Abdollahi , Mahnaz Shahgholian
MA Public Psychology, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran
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Background: Quality of decision making by managers always affects a wide range of people and this issue is especially important in the midst of crises. In this regard, this research aims to study the relationship between resilience with self-efficacy of disasters managers of Red Crescent society in crises and disasters
Method: In this descriptive-correlational study, all managers (2000) were studied. Current, former and retired of 10-years managers (150) were selected with a minimum of management and commanding of two incidents in their work schedule. Data were collected by convenience sampling in three sections: senior, middle and junior managers in Red Crescent societies of Tehran, Gilan, Golestan, Qom, Alborz, Isfahan, West Azerbaijan, Kerman, Sistan and Baluchistan, Yazd and Ilam provinces. Data were gathered by using four questionnaires of Demographics, Barton's Psychological Hardiness, Sherer General Self-Efficacy Scale (SGSES) and et al, and also Conner & Davidson Resilience (CD-RIS). Validity and reliability were measured and confirmed and data were analyzed by Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis by using SPSS-22.
Findings: According to the results, there is a significant relation between self-efficacy and resilience components. (0.01) However, all sub-components of resilience have a significant correlation with self-efficacy except "spiritual influences" at significance level of 0.01. Meanwhile, not only the total hardiness score is correlated with self-efficacy at a significant level of 0.01, but also the correlation between all the sub-components of hardiness with self-efficacy has also been confirmed.
Conclusion: According to the findings which confirm the significant relationship between efficiency, hardiness and resiliency components, it can be concluded that the effectiveness of a manager can be predicted with a reliable approximation based on the level of resilience and hardiness of the manager. Also, the relationship of resilience is important to shape the individual's belief, ability, knowledge, attitude, behavior, and performance for using all capacities in order to resist in difficult circumstances
Keywords: hardiness, resilience, self-efficacy, crisis managers
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Kafi S, Etesami M S, Abdollahi M H, Shahgholian M. The relationship between hardiness and resilience with self-efficacy in crisis managers of Red Crescent society. 3. 2017; 8 (3) :1-11
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فصلنامه علمی پژوهشی امداد و نجات Quarterly Scientific Journal of Rescue and Relief
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