Designing of workplace health model for the staff of creative industries (case study, News Network)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Cultural and Media Studies, Faculty of Communication Sciences and Media Studies, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Management, Faculty of Management and Economics, Naraq Branch, Islamic Azad University, Naraq, Iran



The main capitals of creative industries are thought, creativity and a suitable opportunity for creating innovations. In this century, media organizations are considered as one of the most effective entities among the rest of organizations out there. The news department in media organizations and news networks play a very important and decisive role in informing and interpreting news stories in today's world. Working in such an environment encompasses high stress and work pressure, which directly affects the health of the IRINN's news staff and reduces their life quality. As its main goal, the Islamic Republic of Iran News Network (IRINN) covers the most important daily news-based events both for domestic and regional Farsi-speaking audiences all under the policy framework introduced by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB). Considering the importance of workplace health and the important role of the IRINN in the news industry, this issue was investigated. Therefore, by using the Ground Theory method and by conducting 17 independent interviews with the in-house editors and managers of different departments of this news network, the health pattern of the working environment of the employees of this news channel had come into investigation from September 2021 to August 2022. The results of the research were explained at the levels of effective factors, axial category, causal factors, strategies, intervening factors, contextual factors, and consequences, and in the next step, the modeling was completed in this regard.


Articles in Press, Corrected Proof
Available Online from 16 August 2023
  • Receive Date: 16 March 2023
  • Revise Date: 16 May 2023
  • Accept Date: 06 June 2023