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Relationship between personality extraversion-introversion with organizational commitment in disabled employees in Aligudarz city
Hossein Abdolahi1, Mohammad Kamali 2, Hossein Mobaraki3
1- Speech Therapist, Rehabilitation Management Graduate Student at the Iran University of Medical Sciences
2- PhD, PT٬Associate Professor, Iran University of Medical Sciences٬Rehabilitation Research Center٬School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran-Iran , kamali.mo@iums.ac.ir
3- Assistant Professor in Health Care Administration٬School of Rehabilitation, Iran University of Medical Sciences- Tehran-Iran
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Background and Aim: There have been disabled people in every society. Disabled who employed and working in organizations has less ability in physical and motor area, so it is important to consider personality dimensions of disabled people for promoting productivity of organizations. Also, as organizational commitment have an effective role in progress and maintain health statues of workers, so ignoring this important factor might result in decreasing productivity. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between personality extraversion-introversion with organizational commitment in disabled employees.

Materials and Methods: This was a descriptive-analytical and comparative cross-sectional study. The target population included all of the disabled employed in the offices of Aligudarz city who were 110 people, which were selected by census method, and all of them completed the questionnaire. The research tools included Eysenck personality and organizational commitment questionnaire. In order to analyze the data, Pearson correlation and regression were performed.

Results: The results indicated that a positive and meaningful relationship between personality extraversion and organizational commitment and a negative and meaningful relationship between personality introversion and organizational commitment were obtained. A positive and meaningful relationship between personality extraversion and affective commitment (r=0.36), between personality extraversion and continuance commitment (r=0.52) and between personality extraversion and normative commitment were obtained (r=0.56). A negative and meaningful relationship between personality introversion and affective commitment (r=0/31), between personality introversion and continuance commitment (r=0.47) and also between personality introversion and normative commitment were obtained (r=0.54) that generally has indirect relationship introversion with organizational commitment. (P≤ 0.01)

Conclusion: On the basis of the findings of the study, it can be concluded that the disabled subjects that have personality extraversion have more organizational commitment in their work environment. Disabled introverted personality is essential to pay more attention to the business environment.

Keywords: Introversion٬Extraversion٬Organizational commitment ٬Disabled. 

Keywords: Introversion٬Extraversion٬Organizational commitment ٬Disabled.
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Received: 2016/03/6 | Accepted: 2016/03/6 | Published: 2016/03/6
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Abdolahi H, Kamali M, Mobaraki H. Relationship between personality extraversion-introversion with organizational commitment in disabled employees in Aligudarz city. mrj. 2016; 9 (S2) :78-85
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