The effect of entrepreneurship, culture and organizational socialization on organizational commitment of employees of sports and youth departments of Hamedan province
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1Department of Physical Education, Master of Sports Management, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan Branch, Iran
2Department of Physical Education, Assistant Professor, Islamic Azad University, Malayer Branch, Iran
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of entrepreneurship, culture and organizational socialization on organizational commitment of employees in sports and youth departments of Hamadan province. This study investigated the effect of entrepreneurship, culture and organizational socialization on organizational commitment of employees in sports and youth departments of Hamadan province. The research was applied in terms of purpose and descriptive-correlational in nature, which was conducted as a survey. The statistical population of the study consisted of all employees of sports and youth departments of Hamadan province (N = 160) using stratified random sampling method (n = 113). To collect organizational socialization measurement data, the 20-item Billiards et al. (2005) questionnaire presented by Billiards et al. (2005) was used. Alipour Shirsavar and Marzban Moghadam questionnaire (2013) was used to evaluate the level of organizational entrepreneurship, which includes 24 5-choice questions and four subscales. Denison (2006) questionnaire was used to assess the level of organizational commitment of employees, which includes 20 5-choice questions, whose formal validity was assessed by experts and their reliability was assessed by Cronbach's alpha. SPSS and pls software were used to analyze the data. The results of path analysis showed that organizational entrepreneurship had an effect on organizational socialization by 52% and organizational commitment by 37%. Organizational culture had a 32% positive and significant effect on organizational socialization and 53% on organizational commitment. Also, organizational socialization had a 30% effect on organizational commitment. The proposed research model also had a good fit in the target population (GOF = 0.589).
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