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Identifying Factors Affecting Fun in Workplace with Ethnography Approach
Ebrahim Mohammadzadeh 1, Mahmood Goodarzi2, Seyed nasrollah Sajjadi2, Majid Jalali Farahani2
1- university of tehran , I.Mohammadzadeh@ut.ac.ir
2- university of tehran
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Fun in Workplace means "any social, interpersonal, or task activities at work of a playful or humorous nature which provide an individual with amusement, enjoyment, or pleasure". The purpose of this study is to identifying factors affecting Fun in Workplace in Army Physical Training Corps.The study type is developmental and mix method and to extract factors, ethnography methodology that is a qualitative method was used. To extract factors, ethnography methodology was used. Statistical population in this study consists of Army Physical Training Corps. In quantitative section of this study, to approve the extracted model from qualitative section, researcher-made questionnaire was used. To identifying sample size, the structural equation modelling (5q≤ n≤ 15q) formula was used. With regard of questions of the questionnaire, 377 individual were selected for sample size and questionnaires were distributed among them. Questionnaire validity was approved with content and structural method with structural equation pattern and its reliability was approved through Cronbach alpha. The result of qualitative section shows that Facets of fun include such elements as fun activities, coworker socializing, manager support for fun, personal freedoms, and fun job responsibilities and individual, organizational and ultra-organizational factors affecting Fun in Workplace. The result of quantitative section shows that individual factors with 0.60, organizational factors with 0.77 and ultra-organizational factors with 0.25 percent affecting Fun in Workplace. Based on these results, experiencing positive affect from engaging in fun in the workplace can have long-term benefits and fun environments are the key to enhanced employee motivation and productivity.
Keywords: Army, Fun, Ethnography, Sport
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mohammadzadeh E, goodarzi M, sajjadi S N, Jalali Farahani M. Identifying Factors Affecting Fun in Workplace with Ethnography Approach . 3. 2021; 9 (32) :9-23
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