Document Type : Research Paper


1 HRM, and Business Management ,University of kharazmi , Tehran, Iran

2 Human Resource Management, and business, Management . Kharazmi University.Tehran.Iran


Loneliness is a modern epidemic that needs a cure. In recent years, especially during the Covid-19 crisis, loneliness at work has become a more serious issue and has attracted increasing attention due to its complex consequences. The purpose of this research is to design a model of workplace loneliness in the public sector using the granded theory. The current research is the qualitative researches whose statistical population is the employees of government organizations in Tehran. In this research, purposeful sampling was used which reached the saturation rule by using 17 interviews and continued to 25 interviews for more certainty. To analyze the collected data, open, axial and selective coding methods were used. The research results causal, contextual and intervener conditions, axial category, consequences and strategies to deal with loneliness in the workplace and presenting the model of loneliness in the workplace in the public sector. By providing research-based guidelines, organizations and leaders of the public sector are helped to manage this phenomenon and create healthier work environments, followed by the improvement of individual, team and organizational performance


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