The Relationship between Personal Resistance and Organizational Justice with Commitment to Organizational Change (Case Study: Kurdistan Province Police)

Amir Shahbazi, Naser Tavrah


The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between organizational justice and individual resistance against the commitment to planned organizational changes. The research method was descriptive and 161 questionnaires were returned were analyzed. In order to collect information from statements Hoff and Moorman organizational justice questionnaire (2015) and a commitment to organizational change Jafarpoor questionnaire (2011) and resistance to change Jafarpoor and Sehat (2013) were used. The results showed that organizational justice and a commitment to change has a direct and positive relationship as well as the planned organizational resistance to change, significant and direct relationship with a commitment to organizational change. Among the secondary hypotheses, inverse relationship was observed only the resistance to organizational change and normative commitment (normative).

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n2s2p100

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