Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 27, Pages: 1-10
Reza Abachian Ghassemi1 , Ali Nasr Isfahani1 *, Abbas Abbaspour2 and Ali Akbar Farhanghi3
1 Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
2 Faculty of Psychology and Education, University of Allameh Tabataba’i, Tehran, Iran
3 Faculty of Management, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
This study has the main objective of studying mediating role of job involvement in, manager’s good character, influences on employees’ organizational affective commitment. Proposed model of this study is made on the basis of existing relation between research variables and also base on previous studies, and tested by mean of structural equation modeling. Statistical population of research consists of all the employees of management and planning organization of Iran. To collect data a field survey on a sample consists of 95 employees, conducted. And these collected data analyzed with statistical software of SPSS and AMOS. Results indicated that dimensions of good character of managers (honesty, passion, humor, compassion, modesty and wisdom) have significant influence on job involvement. Additionally, employee’s job involvement had a positive influence on organizational affective commitment. Also, results revealed that dimensions of compassion, passion, modesty, honesty, bravery, and wisdom, (exactly in this sequence) had the most influence on employee’s job involvement.
Keywords: Affective Commitment, Good Character of Managers, Structural Equation Modeling
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