Examining the mediator role of job engagement in the ralationship between significant work and organizational commitment of faculty members

Document Type: Original Article

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Department of Educational Sciences, Abadeh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Abadeh, Iran

Abstract

The main purpose of this research was to investigate the effect of significant work on organizational commitment to the mediator role of job engagement among faculty members. The type of this research was applied based on purpose and descriptive-correlational in terms of implementation technique. The population in this research was all faculty members of Islamic Azad University of Fars Provice (1997 People). Using Cochran formula, 385 people were selected as the sample size. The stratified sampling method was based on the size of the population. The research data was collected by distributing questionnaires among samples. Descriptive and inferential statistics and SPSS and PLS software were used to analyze the data. The results of this study showed that significant work has a positive effect on organizational commitment and job engagement. In addition, considering the positive impact of significant work on organizational commitment in the presence of the mediator variable of job engagement, job engagement could play a role as a mediator variable in the relationship between significant work and organizational commitment.

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