عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this research is to investigate the relationship between personality characteristics and psychological capital with vitality of teachers. Research method: Correlation and statistical sample of 202 teachers in the district of Shiraz were randomly selected using cluster sampling method. We used 3 questionnaires in this research, such as: luthan's psychological capital questionnaire (PCQ), NEO-FFI from five factors personalities questionnaire and vitality scale questionnaire (Ryan and Fredrick) and Statistical analysis software was used to analyze the data. The acquired results from pearson's correlation test showed that there was a significant negative relationship between neurotic and vitality, while other dimensions (such as extraversion, openness to experience, agreeableness, & conscientiousness) have significant positive correlation with vitality's measure. Also there was significant positive relationship between psychological capital dimensions, meanly self-efficacy, hope, resiliency, and optimism with vitality (p≤0/01). The result of regression test by enter method showed that between personality characteristics, vitality is predictable as significant positive while neurotic predicts vitality significant negatively and agreeableness is not significant as vitality predictor variable. Also self-efficacy and hope from psychological capital can predict vitality significant positive and, resiliency and optimism are not able to predict vitality at significant level at all.