Examining the Relationship between organizational Climate and Entrepreneurship with regard to Staff’s Locus of Control in Industry Companies in Iran

Rouhollah Bagheri, Seyede Neda Hoseini, Ramin Mowlanapour


Throughout the evolving world, communities and organizations will be prosper that make a significant relationship between the scarce resources and managerial and entrepreneurship capabilities of their human resources. Realms such as organization climate, organization strategies, and management activities are the factors that influence organization entrepreneurship.

Purpose: In this research, it has been tried to investigate the effect of staffs’ locus of control as a moderating variable on the relationship between organization climate and organization entrepreneurship.

Methodology: In this study the proposed factors in organization climate have been divided to 9 areas by means of Litwin and Stringer model. Staffs’ locus of control has also been considered in two dimensions of internal and external control according to Julian Rotter’s theory (1966). Corporate entrepreneurship dimensions according to Stevenson model (1990) are made up of 6 components. Target population of the research consisted of 349 managers of companies in Industrial parks in Iran (N=349) and 184 managers were considered as the statistical sample based on KREJCIE and Morgan Table. Three standard 5-point Likert questionnaires adopted and distributed between managers. The research data were analyzed by LISREL and SPSS software.        

Findings: The results indicate a significant influence of the organization climate on organization entrepreneurship. Also this study shows that the locus of control cannot moderate between organization climate and organization entrepreneurship.


organization climate, organization entrepreneurship, locus of control, Industry, Iran.

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