The relationship between Psychological Empowerment and Intrinsic Motivation with Environmental Behavior of Tehran Students (District 2)

نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی

نویسندگان

1 کارشناس ارشد، گروه مدیریت، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، واحد لاهیجان،لاهیجان، ایران

2 استادیار، گروه مدیریت، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، واحد لاهیجان،لاهیجان، ایران

10.30473/ee.2019.6061

چکیده

Today the importance of the environment is a global issue. Therefore, this research was conducted with the aim of identifying the relationship between psychological empowerment and intrinsic motivation with environmental behavior through descriptive-survey. The statistical population consisted of first-grade high school students in district 2 of Tehran, among which 380 were randomly selected. Three questionnaires were used to collect data: Spreitzer psychological empowerment (1995), Patrick & Leone intrinsic motivation (2009) and Erzengin & Teke environmental behavior (2013). The results of Pearson correlation coefficient and linear regression showed that among the components of psychological empowerment there was a significant relationship between the components of sense of meaning, sense of competence and sense of efficacy with environmental behavior but the component of the sense of choice was not significant. The overall relation between two variables (psychological empowerment and environmental behavior) was also significant. Among components of intrinsic motivation, interest and pleasures components, sense of effort, sense of powerfulness and utilization also had a significant relationship with environmental behavior, but there was no significant relationship between the sensitization components. The overall relation between two variables (intrinsic motivation and environmental behavior) was also significant

کلیدواژه‌ها


عنوان مقاله [English]

The relationship between Psychological Empowerment and Intrinsic Motivation with Environmental Behavior of Tehran Students (District 2)

نویسندگان [English]

  • Seyed Mehdi Hosseini Tabatabaei 1
  • Sahar Hosseinikhah 2
1 Department of Management, Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Lahijan, Iran
2 Department of Management, Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Lahijan, Iran
چکیده [English]

Today the importance of the environment is a global issue. Therefore, this research was conducted with the aim of identifying the relationship between psychological empowerment and intrinsic motivation with environmental behavior through descriptive-survey. The statistical population consisted of first-grade high school students in district 2 of Tehran, among which 380 were randomly selected. Three questionnaires were used to collect data: Spreitzer psychological empowerment (1995), Patrick & Leone intrinsic motivation (2009) and Erzengin & Teke environmental behavior (2013). The results of Pearson correlation coefficient and linear regression showed that among the components of psychological empowerment there was a significant relationship between the components of sense of meaning, sense of competence and sense of efficacy with environmental behavior but the component of the sense of choice was not significant. The overall relation between two variables (psychological empowerment and environmental behavior) was also significant. Among components of intrinsic motivation, interest and pleasures components, sense of effort, sense of powerfulness and utilization also had a significant relationship with environmental behavior, but there was no significant relationship between the sensitization components. The overall relation between two variables (intrinsic motivation and environmental behavior) was also significant.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • Motivation
  • Empowerment
  • Environmental Behavior
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