Faculty of Education and Psychology

Hossein Samavatyan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Isfahan
Azadi square
Isfahan, Iran
Postal code: 8174673441


Area of Study

   I received my Ph.D. degree in Psychology in 2005 from the Department of Psychology, Carleton University in Ottawa. My major study area has been in the area of I/O Psychology, mostly, performance and individual characteristics related to jobs. I would be happy to collaborate with other scholars in the area.


Carleton University [Ottawa-Canada]
Ph.D., Industrial and organizational psychology


My research interests Lie primarily in the area of Performance and Individual Characteristics Related to Jobs, Mental Workload, and Speed-Accuracy Trade-off and Task-Switching.


Ramezanpanah, N; Allameh, M; Samavatyan, H .& Ghanenia, M. (2021).Designing the Competency Model for Top and Middle Managers. Journal of Executive Management, 12(24): 133-155.

Soleimani, A; Samavatyan, H ; Nouri, A; Sharif Rouhani, M; & Najari, N. (2019). The Moderating Role of Demographic Factors and Personality on the Relationship between Organizational Justice and Isfahan Province Gas Company’s Accidents and Near-Hits. Occupational Hygiene and Health Promotion Journal, 3(1): 63-74.

Talebnejad, A; Ranjbarian, B; Bidram, H; & Samavatian, H . (2019). Colour Associations of Archetypes: Lessons for Brands.International Journal of Business Excellence, 19(1): 16-42.

Dezhban, R; Samavatyan, H . ; & Arshadi, N. (2018). The Role of Interpersonal Factors Affecting Shift worker wellbeing Construction and validity Workplace Interpersonal Comfort Scale. Quarterly Journal of Career & Organizational Counseling; 10(36): 9-32 .(in Persian)

Parizadeh, S.; Samavatyan, H; Nouri A; & Boustani, E.(2018). Pathology of Unsafe Behaviors and Investigating their Relationship with Personality Characteristics and Locus of Control in Employees of the Executive Projects of Khuzestan Province Gas Company. The journal of Safety Promotion and Injury prevention, 6(3): 99-112. (in Persian)

Keshavarzi, A; Rajaei Pour, S; & Samavatyan, H. (2018). The Relationship between Total Quality Management and Staff’s Job Performance at Teacher Training Universities. International Journal of Environmental & Science Education, 13(3): 257-263.

Gheysari, S; Samavatyan, H. ; Nouri, A; & Mousavi, Z. (2017). Comparative Study of Occupational Information Network-based and Functional Job Analysis Methods in Determining the Individual Requirements of Jobs. Journal of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Studies, 4(1): 43-58. (in Persian)

Eghbal, F.; Hoveyda, R.; Siyadat, A.; & Samavatyan, H. (2017). The Effect of Talent Management Process on the Research Performance of Faculty Members with the Mediating Role of Organizational Justice.Foresight and STI Governance, 11(2): 83-91.

Keshavarzi, A; Rajaei Pour, S; & Samavatyan, H. , (2017). Structural model of the effects of total quality management components on job performance considering the moderating effects of personal factors. International Journal of Environmental & Science Education, 12(7): 1679-1687.

Eghbal, F; Hoveyda, R; Siyadat, A; & Samavatyan, H. (2017). Identifying the Talent Management Components of Faculty Members. Strides Development in Medical Education, 14(2): 2645-3525.

Janatian, S; Samavatyan, H. ; Oreizi, H; Abedi, M; Baghaei, H; & Karimian, T. (2015). The Effect of Mental Workload on the Managers’ Control Performance, Covariating the Effect of Big Five Factors. Knowledge & Research in Applied Psychology, 16(2) 2,: 4-12. (in Persian)

Zarei, S.; Samavatyan, H. ;& Nouri, A. (2014). The Simple and Multiple Relationships of Self-Congruity and Functional Congruity with Customer's Attitude and Behavioral intention in Order to Present an Applied Model in Shahrvand chain Store Branches. Applied mathematics in Engineering, Management and Technology, 2 (3): 231-238.

Samavatyan, H ; Akhundi, S; & Zarei, S. (2014). Consumer Social Responsibility: Toward a Comprehensive Index. OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development, 7(7): 81-92.

Darbanyan, M; Samavatyan, H ; Oreyzi, H; & Mousavirad, S. (2014). Simple and Multiple Relationships between the Five Factor Model of Personality and Organizational Commitment. Advances in Natural & Applied Sciences, 8(14):12-19.

Kiani, F; Samavatyan, H; Poorabdian, S;& Jafari, E. (2012). How Safety Trainings Decrease Perceived Job Stress: the Effects of Improvement in Employees’ Attitude Toward Safety Issues. Far East Journal of Psychology and Business, 6 (1): 46-58.

Haghighi, A; & Samavatyan, H. (2012). The Relationship of Personality Traits of Colleagues and Subordinates with the Quality of Performance Appraisal of Supervisors and Managers. Knowledge & Research in Applied Psychology, 12(46):82-90. (in Persian)

Kiani, F; Samavatyan, H . & Mahdizadeh, E. (2012). Evaluation Efficacy of Safety Trainings about Employees’ Preparation to Deal with Stressful Situations . Journal of Rescue and Relief, 4(1): 29-38. (in Persian)

Kiani, F; Samavatyan, H ; Pourabdian, S.; & Jafari, E. (2011). Predictive power of incidents reporting rate and its dimensions by job stress among workers' in Isfahan Steel Company. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 40(3): 105-112.

Kiani, F;Samavatyan, H. ; & Poorabdian, S. (2011). Job Stress and the Rate of Reported incidents among Workers’ Isfahan Steel Company: the Role of Mediator Work Pressure. Iran Occupational Health (IOH) Journal, 8(3): 23-31. (in Persian)

Kiani, F.; Samavatyan, H. ; & Poorabdian, S. (2011). Safety Training, Perceived Organizational Support for Safety and Safety-related Events . Iranian journal of management sciences (IAMS), 5(20): 89-110. (in Persian)

More Articles


Nouri, A.; Samavatyan, H; & Janatian, S. (2019).Preventing stress in organizations: How to develop positive managers, Written by E. Donaldson-Feilder, R. Lewis, & J. Yarker in 2011. Isfahan: Jahad Daneshgahi Publications. (in Persian)

Teaching interests

Professional skills

Job Analysis
Performance Appraisal
Organizational Diagnosis
Psychological Assessment Related to Work




Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Human Factors (Engineering Psychology)
Research Methods in Behavioral Sciences
Industrial Relations
Personnel Psychology
Consumer Psychology

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