The Effect of Self-Control Training on Perceived Bullying and Job Performance of Female Employees at the Organization of Physical Education

Document Type : علمی - پژوهشی


1 Ph.D. Student, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Isfahan, Iran.

2 Full Professor, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, University of Isfahan (Faculty of Education and Psychology, Department of Psychology), Iran, Isfahan.

3 Assistant Professor, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, University of Isfahan, Iran, Isfahan


The present study was conducted aiming to investigate the effect of self-control training on perceived bullying and job performance of female employees at the organization of physical education. It was a quasi-experimental study with pretest, posttest and control group design. The statistical population included all women working at the organization of physical education in the province of Isfahan who were working in the autumn of 2018. 30 female employees at the organization of physical education in the province of Isfahan were selected through non-random purposive sampling method and randomly replaced into experimental and control groups. The experimental group received eight ninety-minute sessions of self-control training during two months while the control group didn’t receive such interventions. The applied questionnaires included perceived organizational bullying (researcher-made) questionnaire and job performance questionnaire (Hersi and Goldsmith, 1990). The data from the study were analyzed through ANCOVA method. The result showed that self-control training has significantly influenced perceived bullying and job performance of female employees at the organization of physical education (p


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