Document Type : Research Paper



The purpose of this research study was the relationship perceived organizational support with organizational commitment among staff of Sport and Youth Head Office of western provinces of Iran. General population of present study included all staff of Sport and Youth Head Office of western provinces of Iran (N=203). Based on the Morgan sample size criteria, the statistical sample considered equal to 130. We were collected 34, 38, 29 and 29 questionnaires among Kermanshah, Hamedan, Ilam and Kordestan staff of Sport and Youth Head Office respectively by stratified random sampling. Results showed a positive and significant relationship between perceived organizational support and organizational commitment and also its subscales including Affective Commitment, Normative Commitment and Continuance Commitment. Also, results showed that perceived organizational support has been significant effect on organizational commitment and Affective Commitment, Normative Commitment, Continuance Commitment subscales. In conclusion, findings of this research showed that perceived organizational support variable has a significant relationship with organizational commitment among staff of Sport and Youth Head Office of western provinces of Iran and can be considered as effectiveness variable on organizational commitment and it subscales. 


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