Volume 1 : Issue 1, December 2011

Table of Contents

Research Title/ Field

Article (Abstract)


Study of Relationship between Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment among High-School Managers

Original Research, A1
Samavi S.A.
J. Life Sci. Biomed.
1(1): 1-3. 2011.

ABSTRACT: The scope of this research is to investigate the relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment among high-school managers in Bandar-Abbas. Descriptive method used in this research is correlation, and statistical multi-variable regression analysis was used to test research hypothesis. Participants included 76 high-school managers selected randomly from high-schools of Bandar- Abbas Educational system. Data collecting tools of the research include questionnaire of Organizational Commitment Scale and Minnesota satisfaction questionnaire, short form. The results revealed that predictor variables explain about 53 percent of criterion variable variance (organizational commitment). In this model, all components of job satisfaction as predictor variables have significant and positive relationship with organizational commitment. Findings and implications for instructional management are discussed.

Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, High-school Managers.



A Comparative Survey of Met Cognition and Academic Motivation in Urban and Rural Girl and Boy Students.

Original Research, A2

Mottahedi, Alireza., Keykhosravani, Moloud., Dehghani, Mostafa. 2011.

J. Life Sci. Biomed. 1(1): 4-12.

ABSTRACT: The aim of this research was to do a comparative survey of met cognition and academic motivation in urban and rural students, in interaction with gender. So, 400 students were selected from high schools in Sabzevar townships by a multi-stage cluster sampling. The subjects were 196 urban and 204 rural students, comprising 210 girls and 190 boys. The instrument for studying met cognition in this study was Met cognition Awareness Inventory (MAI). This questionnaire has 2 main dimensions: Knowledge Met cognition and Regulative Met cognition. Another instrument which we study academic motivation by was Inventory of School Motivation (ISM). This questionnaire has 3 cardinal dimensions: Intrinsic Motivation, Extrinsic Motivation and Self-concept. According to the achieved results the urban students were higher than rural students in the whole met cognition scale and in the dimension of knowledge met cognition; and also from the viewpoint of academic motivation, the urban students were the higher group in the dimension of external motivation. Furthermore, for the gender difference in met cognition girls did better than boys in the modality of regulative met cognition. And also in the questionnaire of academic motivation, girls were of higher motivation in all dimensions except for the dimension of self-concept. The interaction effect between gender and the place of residence was examined for each of dimensions of met cognition and academic motivation by using the two-way ANOVA test that was not significant.


Investigation & Measurement of Heavy Metals, Lead and Cadmium, in Muscle of Periophthalmus Walltoni in Persian Gulf

Original Research, A3
Naser kooseg, Abdolvahed Rahmani, Ehsan Kamrani, Mohammad Reza Taherizadeh and Mandana Alinia. 2011.
J. Life Sci. Biomed.
1(1): 13-17.

ABSTRACT: This study was conducted to determine lead (Pb) and cadmium (Cd) concentrations in the muscle of Periophthalmus waltoni in Khamir Port, Dargahan and Golshahr in the Persian Gulf. Moreover, the influences of season (winter and summer), sex (male and female) and body size (total length and body weight) on the Pb and Cd concentrations in Periophthalmus waltoni were investigated. Then, the metals (Cd, Pb) concentration in muscle was compared with standards. Sampling was done in three station (Khamir Port, Dargahan and Golshahr) and two seasons, winter and summer, (n=30 for each season in each station). After biometry of Periophthalmus waltoni, the concentrations of heavy metals (Pb and Cd) were determined using Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS). The results obtained for the concentration of metals (Pb and Cd) in muscle of P.waltoni showed that, there were significant differences between stations (Khamir Port, Dargahan and Golshahr), and also between winter and summer seasons (p0.05). There were positive correlation between cadmium and lead with Periophthalmus waltoni body size (total length and body weight) in muscle of P.waltoni .The present study showed that concentration of heavy metals (Pb and Cd) in p.waltoni were below of the standard values and stations of Khamir Port, Dargahan and Golshahr are safety area for fisheries activities.

Keywords Persian Gulf, Khamir Port, Dargahan, Golshahr, Periophthalmus waltoni, Lead and Cadmium.


Study Islamic perspectives about evaluation criterions and its educative points

Original Research, A4
Ebrahimi A., Khanjarkhani Z. and Morovati Z. 2011.
J. Life Sci. Biomed.
1(1): 18-23.

ABSTRACT: Every system has based on series of values and all acts in that system form based on considered values. Due to importance of justice and none wasting the human right, evaluating the values has a special place in Islam. In this case, current study will discuss first about importance of evaluation in Islam and then will go through characteristics of evaluation from Islam point of view in consideration to The Holy Qur’an and Islamic narrative`s teachings and also evaluation criterions in Islam. At the end, there will be a discussion and conclusion. In the end tried concerning evaluation from the Islamic view point and it implications for an educational system.

Key words: Islam, Evaluation, Educating and training system


The Study Relationship between Parenting Styles and Spiritual intelligence

 Original Research, A5
Javdan M. and Nickkerdar M. A. 2011.
J. Life Sci. Biomed.
1(1): 24-27.

ABSTRACT: The aim of the present study was to examine the relationship between parenting styles and spiritual intelligence among high-school students. Participants included 160 high-school students selected randomly from high schools of Bandar Abbas city. Multiple regression analysis was used to test research hypothesis. Data collecting tools of the research include questionnaire of spiritual intelligence and parenting styles questionnaire. Results showed that parenting styles can predict spiritual intelligence. Authoritative parenting style had a positive and significant relationship with spiritual intelligence but authoritarian and neglecting parenting styles had negative and significant relationship Permissive parenting style had no significant relationship.
Key words:
Parenting styles, spiritual intelligence, High-school students.


Review literature about relationship between Spiritual Intelligence and Job Satisfaction

Original Review, A6
Khorshidi A. and Ganeh Ebaadi M. 2011.

J. Life Sci. Biomed. 1(1): 28-31.

ABSTRACT: Over the years, many researches have been done to find the best criteria to predict coordination of individuals with their surrounding environment, based on specific characteristics of each person. Hence, the concept of IQ was introduced. Many years after introduction of this intelligence and its applications all over the world, researchers found its limitations and introduced another type of intelligence, called Emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the ability of inhibition and adjusting emotions and logic in a way that leads us to happiness. During late 20th century, some evidences revealed there is another type of intelligence which can complete the image of human intelligence. Danah Zohar (1997) introduced spiritual intelligence for the first time and proved its existence using some scientific reasons. Using this intelligence, people can view their lives with extended view and act efficiently in their lives. Today, spiritual intelligent is discussed not only in individual area but in organizational area, and has entered not only psychological domain, but other human science areas- such as management. Most of scientists believe that spiritual intelligence is the most important type of intelligence which has the power to change our life, society, and history.

Keywords: Spiritual Intelligence, Job Satisfaction, human intelligence.


Study the Effect of Research and Education on Women's Development

Original Research, A7

Adelzadeh P. and Pashaei Fakhri K. 2011.

J. Life Sci. Biomed. 1(1): 32-34.

ABSTRACT: Islam’s philosophical view towards human is the same view that considers no difference between women and men in its truth level and human nature. Since in the view of Islam, women and men have the same human nature, the only distinction lies in the creation form or physical one. This distinction like other realties has influences in life with all its necessities. This duality or distinction is based on unit resource or human truth that is the same spirit. Spirit is the source of men and women deeds in their common life. Those societies would be successful that are able to keep all their human forces, whether men or women, develop correctly and enforce knowledge, cognition and necessary technical expertise along with self-assurance. Women mostly are vanished as a resource in under developed societies and weaker classes are under discrimination. The importance of education in for housewives must not be forgotten regarding the protection of environment, the role of women in women associations in achieving the aims of resistant development, role of women in optimizing energy consumption, historical role of women in protecting the environment, establishing environmental culture and role of villager women in resistant development. Woman is an influential element in society. One of these responsibilities is to popularize the concept of development in the society and prepare suitable bed for free activities and in her long resistance path try to persuade man that she is a human and could share in development of society in all national culture, education, research and globalization.

Key words: Woman, Research, Education, Development, Society, Culture, Ability, Self-actualization


Studying the personal specifications of the directors in Kalileh & Damneh


 Original Research, A8
Adelzadeh P. and Pashaei Fakhri K. 2011.
J. Life Sci. Biomed.
1(1): 35-39.

ABSTRACT: Divine management, is a management based on recognizing the truth of humanity and his rank that is actualized through managing the hearts. This type of management is special for prophets and his followers; to withdraw human out of animal rank and import him to divine one, from darkness to light and towards God. Using special individual and divine specifications, prophet direct human towards God, their management is based on respecting and against contempt, Moses like management against Pharaoh. In evaluating system of prophets, human and his reality, is the perfecting point for all creatures. Writers and poets of Persian classic literature using these religious lessons, have prepared a –perfect managing course for dynamism of the society, the idea that Henry Faiol (1841-1925) the French theorist, Stephen Robins the theorist of management science and Robert Kenz the author of influential skills and the former president of Porx Company, HerodlKontez, CirilOdanel, and finally Heinz Miehrisch the authors of “Management principles” and Donald Kondal the managing director of Pepsi Cola and others emphasized the same years after. In the present paper it is attempted that personal specifications of managers in Kalileh & Damneh book are studied using the theories of some management science theorists to open a new way against the researchers for the Persian literature.

KEY WORDS: Special specifications of the manager, Kalileh & Damneh, Henry Faiol, Robert Kentz, Robins.


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