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The main object of this project was examination of the relation between social phobia and the job performance of Mazandaran Islamic Azad universities’ staffs. The method of this research was selected as descriptivecorrelational one, and its statistical universe was (N=1188).Our statistical sample was based on krejcie& Morgan table and n=291 staffs were selected by a classified random sampling. Data gathering tools were two standard questionnaires: Connor et.al social phobia (2000) and Paterson job performance (1970).We analyzed data by descriptive statistics (includes: frequency and percentage) and inferential statistics (includes: Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regression), with using SPSS software. Results showed that there is a significant negative relation between social phobia and its components with job performance. Also, social phobia components (avoidance, fear and physiologic problem, respectively) were some significant predictors for job performance. This study is a comprehensive understanding about social phobia disorder and its importance on job performance, and also it can be a basis for future research.
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