Employee Well-Being in Iran; Case: Banking and Electronic ‎payment industry

Document Type : Research Article (with qualitative approaches)


1 Ph.D Student, Organizational Behavior, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Tehran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Public Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Tehran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Public Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Tehran

4 Professor, Department of Public Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Tehran


Purpose: This study aims to identify dimensions of employee well-being in Iran.Design/ Methodology/ Approach: In this regard, 50 employees based on their level in company (e.g. manager, supervisor, and specialist) from 3 different companies in the payment industry have been invited for the interview using a convenience sampling method. semi-structured interviews have been done. After that, data has been analyzed using the thematic analysis method.Research Findings: Our findings indicate that employees' well-being includes 4 dimensions: life well-being, personal well-being, social well-being and work well-being.Limitations & Consequences: Impossibility of interview with the employees of similar industries with the purpose of more richness of the results, is the main limitation of this research.Innovation or Value of the Study: The conceptual framework presented in this research, has established a local ground for researchers to studying the concept and dimensions of Employee-Well-Being in Iran.


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