The Impact of Person-Organization (P-O) Fit on Job Satisfaction and Intent to Exit

By Sayyed Mohsen Allameh and Rasoul Abbasi.

Published by The Organization Collection

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The purpose of present study was to test seven hypotheses regarding to impact of the person-organization fit degree on job satisfaction and intent to exit of employees of social security branches in Shiraz (Iran). Therefore, the survey research method has been used by closed questionnaire to investigate of relationship type between research variables. The population is 500 people included all of the full time employees of social security branches in Shiraz. Further, based on pilot study and using stratified sampling method, 205 people elected as sample. Results indicate that the impact of person-organization fit variables on job satisfaction and intent to exit, with 95% confidence level, statistically is significant. Finally, In terms of the impact of the P-O fit on job satisfaction and intent to exit, the results indicate that the degree of fit plays an important role in social security branches( organization). The results indicate that the P-O fit is an important variable within the (organizations) to predict the job satisfaction and intent to exit of employees.

Keywords: Person-Organization Fit, Social Security, Job Satisfaction, Intent to Exit, Iran

International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp.1-12. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 688.235KB).

Sayyed Mohsen Allameh

University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

A: Academic background: BA in commercial management. Allame University (1989) MA in commercial management (financial) Tehran University (1993) PHD in managing human resources and organizational behaviour. Tarbiyat Modaress University (1999), B: Educational Background: 1)Teaching in Isfahan University (Faculty of Educational sciences, engineering and administrative sciences and economics) as well as higher educational institutes since 1991. 2)-Organizing different educational seminars in big and small industries. C: Job Background:1) Designing and presenting organizational structure in R & D section in Poly Akril Company. 2) Mid manager of one of the research institutes in the country (1992-1993) D: Research Background: 1) Presenting lecture in first conference of employment and information technology. Leaders’ meeting Hall -2002. 2) Presenting lecture in first Quality Annual Conference. Leaders’ meeting hall-2003.

Rasoul Abbasi

University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

BA in commercial management. Allame University (2007), MA student in commercial management (Development) Isfahan University (2009).

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