Modeling the Structural Relationship between Perfectionism and Life Expectance through Mediating Role of Moral Intelligence and Spiritual Intelligence in Young Directors of Islamic Azad University

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran

Abstract

The research has been performed to the aim of modeling the structural relationship between perfectionism and life expectancy through the mediating role of moral and spiritual intelligences in young Islamic Azad University directors (Mazandaran Province). This applied method of research in terms of objective is considered as a structural study as far as method of research is concerned. Statistical population of the research included all 524 directors in Islamic Azad University from among which 225 individuals have been selected based on stratified random sampling as the statistical sample. Perfectionism questionnaire developed by Asadpour, life expectancy questionnaire developed by Schneider et al., moral intelligence questionnaire developed by Lenik and Kiel and spiritual intelligence questionnaire by King have been used for data collection. In present research, structural validity of tools has been verified and their reliability has been computed through Cronbach’s alpha coefficient test and combined reliability which is statistically confirmed. According to the results, perfectionism, spiritual intelligence, and moral intelligence have direct and significant effect on life expectancy; and, considering the indirect path and effect of perfectionism on life expectancy through mediating role of spiritual intelligence and moral intelligence has been confirmed. In general, research model has been confirmed and research variables have been 70% capable of forecasting life expectancy variable. Considering the role played by moral intelligence and spiritual intelligence on life expectancy, planning has to be made in organizations for promotion of spiritual intelligence and moral intelligence; and destructive and negative effects of perfectionism have to be identified and trained.

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