Studying the effectiveness of psychological empowerment based on Shafiabadi's Multiaxial pattern on teachers' organizational commitment
Zhila Nokani, Abdullah Shafiabadi
The objective of this study is to study the effectiveness of psychological empowerment relying Shafiabadi's multiaxial pattern on organizational commitment of high school teachers in district 3 of Tehran. The study population consisted of 100 high school teachers in the third district of Tehran city that 40 people were selected as the sample size and simple random sampling in order to substitute the considered persons into the research was used. In order to collect data. Two questionnaires of psychological empowerment and standard organizational commitment were used. Descriptive statistical methods including mean, percentage, frequency and inferential statistics such as posttest covariance analysis removing the effect of pretest, Scheffe test, independent t-test and one-way analysis of variance were used. The results of the analysis showed that education program of psychological empowerment based on Shafiabadi's multiaxial pattern had been effective on total score of organizational commitment. The findings from related statistical test indicated that psychological empowerment based on Shafiabadiis multiaxial pattern has significant difference on the components of emotional and continued commitments. But, it did not have any significant difference and effect on the component of normative commitment. The results of one-way analysis of variance showed that there is not a significant relationship between psychological empowerment of teachers by education level and work experience factors. Also, the results of one-way analysis of variance and Scheffe's test represented that there is a significant relationship between age groups (31 to 40 years) with those of (41 to 50 years) in terms of the effectiveness of psychological empowerment.