Mediating role of organizational-based self-esteem on THE RELATIONSHIP of perceived organizational support with job satisfaction and affective commitment
Hosseini Kokamari P  , Mashalahi AR  , Bagaei R  *
Received: 22 Nov , 2014 Accepted: 23 Jan , 2015
Background & Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate the mediating role of organizational-based self-esteem on the relationship of perceived organizational support with job satisfaction and affective commitment.
Materials & Methods: The sample consisted of 240 nurses of Ahvaz Hospitals, who were selected by random sampling method. They were assessed by perceived organizational support, organizational-based self-esteem, affective commitment, and job satisfaction scales. Fitness of the proposed model was examined through structural equation modeling (SEM), and applying SPSS-18 and Amos-18 software packages. The indirect effects were tested using bootstrap procedure in Spss Macro program for mediation effect.
Results: The findings indicated that the proposed model fit the data properly.
Conclusion: The results also supported the mediating role of organizational-based self-esteem in the relationship of perceived organizational support with job satisfaction and affective commitment.
Keywords : perceived organizational support, organizational self-esteem, job satisfaction, affective commitment, nurse
Address: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
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 PhD student in health education and health promotion, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science, Tehran. Iran
 Msc in Nursing
 Assistant Professor of of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Urmia University of Medical Sciences