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The Role of Spiritual Intelligence on Organizational Commitment in Employees of Universities in Tehran Province, Iran
Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences (2014)
  • Seyed Mohammad, Kalantarkousheh, دکتر سید محمد کلانتر کوشه
Abstract

Introduction: Spiritual intelligence is the mind’s capacity to handle substantial and spiritual aspects of life. According to previous studies, spiritual intelligence can be effective in the promotion of different variables. One such variable is organizational commitment. Organizational commitment may have potentially serious effects on an organization’s function and can be a major influence on its effectiveness. This study explores the relationship between spiritual intelligence and organizational commitment in staff of universities from Tehran Province, Iran. Methods: The study population included all staff of universities in Tehran Province during 2012-13. From this population we chose a random sample of 200 staff(111males and 89 females). Data collection was performed by the completion of two spiritual intelligence self-evaluation questionnaires (2008) and the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire by Allen and Meyer (1997). Conclusion: According to our analysis the results showed a difference in the amount of spiritual intelligence and organizational commitment between males and females, both of which were higher in males. A definite correlation existed between spiritual intelligence and organizational commitment among staff. Higher spiritual intelligence corresponded to higher organizational commitment, which was proven for both males and females. Additionally, a correlation existed between spiritual intelligence and the continuous subscale. This correlation was also evident in the spiritual intelligence of males and in the affective and normative subscales.

Keywords
  • Organization commitment,
  • spiritual intelligence,
  • staff
Disciplines
Publication Date
2014
Citation Information
Seyed Mohammad, Kalantarkousheh, دکتر سید محمد کلانتر کوشه. "The Role of Spiritual Intelligence on Organizational Commitment in Employees of Universities in Tehran Province, Iran" Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences Vol. 140 (2014)
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