عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of the present study was to examine the psychometric features (construct reliability and validity) of Baker’s (2008) 13 - item work related fondness questionnaire. So 260 employees of Iran Air craft Construction Company were selected to respond to the questionnaire through multiple clustered random sampling. The exploring factor structure via Varimax rotation in work related fondness questionnaire, like the original questionnaire, has achieved three factors which totally verify 71.37 the questionnaire’s variance and all the articles significantly put the burden on the factor related to them. The total internal consistency coefficient of the scale was assessed 0.88, first factor 0.94, second factor 0.88 and the third factor 0.80. The confirmatory factor analysis indicated that the data enjoy a suitable fitness; the positive correlation of this scale with job satisfaction questionnaire (Brayfieldn & Rothe, H 1951) 0.82 and positive affection questionnaire(Watson, Tellegen,clark, 1988) 0.59 include the convergent validity of the test and its correlation with negative affection(Watson, Tellegen,clark, 1988) -0.61 showed its divergent validity. The scale of work related fondness experience can be applied in clinical and research activities.