This research aimed to examine the relationship between religious orientation and work performance of teachers employed in educational ministry schools in Tehran, Iran. This was a correlational research study conducted on teachers from the 9th district of the educational ministry in Tehran, Iran. In this research 150 female teachers were randomly selected. Data collection was performed through completion of the religious orientation questionnaire by Feagin (1963) and Paterson’s work performance questionnaire (1963). All data were analyzed with correlational coefficient and regression correlation. Findings showed that intrinsic religious orientation was a partial predictor of work performance. People with religious orientation had better work performance. According to this research there was no meaningful relationship between extrinsic religious orientation and work performance.
- Intrinsic religious orientation,
- Extrinsic religious orientation,
- Iranian teachers
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