The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between personality dimensions of employees and work addiction in Management and Planning Organization of Hamedan. This study was descriptive-correlation and it was also an applied research in terms of its nature. The statistical population included all employees in Management and Planning Organization in Hamedan who worked in 2016 and their total number was 74 subjects. In this study, the statistical sample of employees was estimated up to 62 individuals using Morgan and Krejcie tables with simple random method. The measuring tool for personality dimensions was NEO 50-item short form questionnaire and one for work addiction was Spence and Robbins’s 20-item questionnaire. The results of Pearson correlation and regression analysis showed that all personality dimensions of employees had a significant relationship with work addiction which among them, extraversion, flexibility and accountability dimensions had a negative correlation with work addiction. Also, altruism and flexibility dimensions can predict work addiction, respectively.
This paper studies the effect of organizational citizenship behavior on perceptions of service quality in city of Tehran, Iran in 2013. The study considers the behavior of citizens in terms of five perspectives including altruism, generosity, loyalty, social customs and courtesy. The study selects 229 regular employees of this municipality organization and applies a questionnaire designed in Likert scale. The results of Pearson correlation test as well as stepwise regression technique indicate that there were positive and meaningful relationships between organizational citizenship behavior including Altruism, (B = 0.445, Sig. =0.043), Social Customs, (B = 0.395, Sig. = 0.000), Generosity (B = 0.299, Sig. = 0.000), Loyalty (B = 0.193, Sig. =0.000) and Courtesy (B = 1.221, Sig. =0.000) and perceptions of service quality.
This study empirically examines the relationship between altruism, conscientiousness, and civic virtue, three of the antecedents of organizational citizenship behavior, in higher education institutes in the Khyber Pakhtonkhuwa Province (KPK) of Pakistan. The study is based on primary data collected from ninety-five employees of various institutes in Pakistan. The data is analyzed using the techniques of rank correlation coefficient and multiple regression analysis. All the findings are tested at 0.01 and 0.05 levels of significance. The result concludes that altruism, conscientiousness, and civic virtue have strong positive impacts on the organizational citizenship behavior in the context of higher education institutes in Pakistan.