Effectiveness of work life quality improvement training and enrichment of marital life training on increasing the quality of work life and job satisfaction among of Dual- Career Couples

Document Type : Original Research


1 Student of Ph.d in Psychology. Isfahan Unevercity. Isfahan. Iran.

2 Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Univercity of Isfahan, Isfahan. Iran

3 Professor, Department of Psychology. Isfahan Univercity. Isfahan. Iran


Women have also entered the employment arena by changing the human societies, and now there are many families in which both couples work. The couple''s employment affects the quality of life, as well as job satisfaction. This study aimed to investigate was conducted the effect of work life quality improvement and enrichment of marital life trainings on the quality of work life and job satisfaction in dual- career couples in a quasi-experimental design with pretest, posttest, and follow- up with control group. Forty dual- career couples were selected using multistage cluster random sampling method in Ilam city, and were assigned randomly to experimental (20 couples) and a control groups (20 couples). The experimental group received thirteen-90-minutes sessions of work life quality improvement and enrichment of marital life trainings, in and were assessed in three stages pretest, posttest, and follow-up (2 months) in life work quality and job satisfaction variables. Data were analyzed using repeated-measures analysis of variance. The results showed that there is a significant difference between the experimental and control groups in quality of work life and job satisfaction. Also, there is a significant difference between the three stages of quality of working life and job satisfaction in the experimental group However the work life quality improvement training and enrichment of marital life training increase the quality of work life and job satisfaction in dual- career couples.


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