Comparison of Organizational Social Cohesion Model between Telecommunication of Isfahan and Shahid Montazeri Power Plant

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Ph.D. Student of Public Administration-Human Resources, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Public Management, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran

Abstract

The present research has been conducted in two quantitative and qualitative sections. In the qualitative section, and based on Grounded Theory, the organizational social coherence model was presented. In the quantitative section, the data obtained from the questionnaires was analyzed at two levels of descriptive and inferential statistics including structural equations and through the SPSS and Warp PLS software. According to the results of the research model, the goals orientation (0.880) in the strategy section, organizing (0.855) in the category orientation section, the social coherence workgroup (0.854) in the context section, organizational harmony (0.895) in the causal conditions section, the political behaviors management (0.934) in the intervener section, and conflict management (0.916) in the consequences section had the highest impact coefficient. From the results of the goodness of fit index, the score of GOF index of the research model was obtained equal to 0.613, which indicates the strong desirability of the model. Also, according to the comparison performed, it was specified that the proposed model has the ability to distinguish social coherence in organizations with different coherence.

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