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parnoon M, Naami A, Hashemi S E, Beshlideh K, parnoon A A. Designing and Testing a Model of Precedents and Outcomes of Occupational Commitment in personnel of Khuzestan Steel Company. ioh. 2017; 14 (2) :114-126
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MSc Shahid Chamran University, Ahvaz, Iran , Mozhy.parnoon@gmail.com
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Background and aims: : The aim of the present research is Designing and Testing a Structural Modeling of Precedents and Outcomes of Occupational Commitment. The variables in this model are included: Precedents (Conscientiousness, transformational leadership and Islamic work ethic and psychological climate) and Outcomes of occupational commitment (turnover intention, emotional exhaustion and self development behavior).

Methods: The research method is descriptive-correlation. The sample (According to the entry requirements for this study) consist of 210 Khuzestan Steel Company employees who selected by Stage random sampling (males=199; female=11).

The occupational commitment, psychological climate, NEO personality trait, General transformational leadership, Islamic work ethic,turnover intention, Burnout and self development behavior scales was used to collect research data. fitness of the proposed model was examined through structural equation modeling )SEM( by using amos-21 software package.also the bootstrap procedure was used for examine the indirect effects.

Results: Findings indicated that the proposed model fit the data properly. Better fit has been obtained by omitting 1 non-sighnificant path. Among 10 direct hypothesis just one hypothesis has not been confirmed (the direct effect of transformational leadership on the occupational commitmen).All of the indirect effects were confirmed.

Conclusion: the present study provides insight about the role of individual, cultural and organizational variables in improving one's commitment to the occupational and thus reduce emotional exhaustion and turnover and the Costs arising from them.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Organizational Psychology
Received: 2015/11/12 | Accepted: 2017/02/11 | Published: 2017/07/10

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