Predicting Fars province Red Crescent staff and managers' Organizational Commitment based on their Emotional Intelligence and Organizational Culture

Mehdi Haghighy, Laleh Shahrakimojahed, Aziz Shahrakivahed

Abstract


Emotional intelligence is as a set of non-cognitive abilities, skills and competencies that increase a person's ability to cope with environment and related pressures. Organizational culture is a set of values, beliefs, perceptions and ways of perceiving and thinking that organization members have in common and is taught as a true phenomenon to new members. Organizational commitment consists of individuals' organizational positive and negative attitudes towards the organization as a whole (not just jobs) in which they work. In organizational commitment person has strong sense of loyalty and is recognized by that organization. This study predicts organizational commitment of Fars province Red Crescent managers and staff based on their emotional intelligence and organizational culture. In this research, three emotional intelligence questionnaires were used: Petrayz and Farnham (2001), Organizational Culture Robbins (2000), and organizational commitment, Meyer and Allen (1997). To statistical analysis Pearson correlation method and multiple regression techniques were used simultaneously. The findings suggest that there is a positive but not significant relationship between emotional intelligence and organizational culture. Emotional intelligence and organizational culture predict 0/48 of the organizational commitment variance and emotional intelligence is a strong predictor of organizational commitment and organizational culture is the next predictor of organizational commitment.

 


Keywords


emotional intelligence, organizational culture, organizational commitment, Fars province Red Crescent Society.

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