Interventional Role of Job Satisfaction in the Effectiveness of Leadership Styles on Organizational Commitment

Alireza Golabdost, Mohammad Rezaei

Abstract


The aim of this study is to review the literature in the field of leadership styles and organizational commitment to develop a structural model in order to examine the effect of leadership styles on job satisfaction and organizational commitment of the employees of project-based companies. The proposed model was developed based on relationships between research variables as well as findings of previous researchers and tested using structural equation modeling. The study population consisted of all employees of MAPNA Company in Tehran. To collect the data, a field study was conducted on a sample of 128 people from the population. Data collected was also analyzed using SPSS and AMOS statistical software. The findings indicated that leadership styles (supportive, participative and directive) significantly affect employees' job satisfaction and commitment to the organization.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n5s1p186


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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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