The Persian Version of the Short-Form Workplace Social Capital Questionnaire is an 8 item survey that evaluates the psychometric properties of a Persian translation of the social capital scale by Kouvonen et al (2006). The self-administered questionnaire measures two factors, "group cohesion" and "committed management", among a group of Iranian nurses. Within group cohesion, questions explore participation, trust, and support. Questions pertaining committed management include decision-making, resolving work conflicts and problems, division of labor, and performance evaluation of nurses are the tasks of nursing management.
Geographies Tested: Iran
Populations Included: Female
Age Range: Adults
1. People keep each other informed about work-related issues in the work unit.
2. We have a ‘we are together’ attitude.
3. People feel understood and accepted by each other.
4. People in the work unit cooperate in order to help develop and apply new ideas.
5. Members of the work unit build on each other's ideas in order to achieve the best possible outcome.
6. Our supervisor treats us with kindness and consideration.
7. Our supervisor shows concern for our rights as an employee.
8. We can trust our supervisor
Totally disagree - 1
Disagree - 2
No idea - 3
Agree - 4
Totally agree - 5
Firouzbakht, M., Tirgar, A., Ebadi, A., Sharif Nia, H., Oksanen, T., Kouvonen, A., & Riahi, M. E. (2018). Psychometric properties of Persian version of the Short-Form Workplace Social Capital Questionnaire for Female Health Workers. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 9(4), 184-193. https://doi.org/10.15171/ijoem.2018.1264
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