The Relationship Between Personality Traits and Self-competence with Organizational Commitment of
Teachers of Girl’s Primary Schools of Talesh in Academic Year 2011-2012
Javad Khalatbari 1, Shahnam Abolghasemi2, Ziba Saadati2
1Department of Psychology, Tonekabon Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ramsar, Iran
2Department of Psychology, Tonekabon Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tonekabon, Iran
Abstract:The main aim of the paper is to investigate how Personality Traits and Self-competence are related to Organizational Commitment in teachers working in Talesh primary schools. The research was descriptively (coordinatively)performed. The statitical sample includes all the teachers working in girls primary schools in Talesh totally 442 people. Thesample volume was assigned as 205 teachers based on Morgan’s Table; also sampling was performed by randomclassification. The collection devices were three types of questionaires: New Personality Traits; Sherer’s Public Self-competence; and Allan & Mayer Organizational Commitment. To anlayze the data, there were utilized FocalCoordination Tests and also Pearson’s coordination Coefficient. The results show that personality traits and self-competence are significantly related to primary school teachers’ organizational commitment. Moreover it was shown thatthere are three focal coordinations between these variables in which the predictor variables identify respectively 48.1, 3 and22.4 percent of standard variable’s variance . It was also shown that personality traits are significantly related to teacher’s organizational commitment. There can be sort of meaningful and positive relationship between teacher’sself-competence and their organizational commitment. [Javad Khalatbari Shahnam Abolghasemi, Ziba Saadati. TheRelationship Between Personality Traits and Self- competence with Organizational Commitment of Teachers of Girl’sPrimary Schools of Talesh in Academic Year 2011-2012. Life Sci J 2013;10(7s):293-301](ISSN:1097-8135).http://www.lifesciencesite.com.
Key Words: Personality Traits; Self-competence; Organizational commitment.