Attraction–Selection–Attrition Theory in the Public Organization: The Effects of Personality Traits on Psychological Ownership with Regard to the Mediating Role of Emotional Intelligence

Document Type: Research Paper


1 Department of Public Administration, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

2 Faculty Member at Management Studies and Technology Development Center of Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran


Personality traits and their relation with emotional intelligence and psychological ownership (PO) have to be considered in public-sector organizations, because employees who work in the public sector may have fewer mechanisms to increase their feelings of PO toward their organization. Thus, with regard to conditions of public organizations, more attention should be paid to structural and organizational contexts while investigating the relations between personality traits, emotional intelligence and PO. The aim of the research is to probe the effect of personality traits on PO in a public organization with regard to the mediating role of emotional intelligence. SPSS and Smart PLS software applications were used to test the research hypotheses.Data were collected from 384 participants, engaged in a public organization administrative department. The results revealed that traits, including extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, openness and neuroticism influence emotional intelligence; emotional intelligence, in turn, is positively associated with PO; these personality traits are directly associated with PO and influence PO indirectly through emotional intelligence.


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Article Title [Persian]

نظریه جذب-گزینش-فرسایش در سازمان دولتی: تأثیر صفات شخصیتی بر مالکیت روان‌شناختی با توجه به نقش میانجی هوش هیجانی

Authors [Persian]

  • حسن دانایی فرد 1
  • حمیدرضا بوستانی 1
  • احمدعلی خائف الهی 1
  • جلیل دلخواه 2
1 گروه مدیریت دولتی، دانشگاه تربیت مدرس ، تهران، ایران
2 مرکز مطالعات مدیریت و توسعه فناوری، دانشگاه تربیت مدرس، تهران، ایران
Abstract [Persian]

از آنجا که کارکنان شاغل در بخش دولتی احتمالا مکانیزم­های کمتری برای افزایش احساسات خود نسبت به سازمان داشته­باشند، صفات شخصیتی و ارتباط آن با هوش هیجانی و مالکیت روان­شناختی (PO) می­بایست در سازمان­های دولتی مورد بررسی قرار گیرد. بنابراین، با توجه به شرایط سازمان­های دولتی، هنگام بررسی روابط بین صفات شخصیتی، هوش هیجانی و PO، باید توجه و تاکید بیشتری بر شرایط ساختاری و سازمانی صورت گیرد. هدف از پژوهش حاضر بررسی تأثیر ویژگی­های شخصیتی بر مالکیت روان­شناختی در یک سازمان دولتی با توجه به نقش میانجی هوش هیجانی است. برای آزمون فرضیه­های پژوهش، از نرم افزار SPSS و Smartpls استفاده شده­است. داده­ها از 384 شرکت­کننده مشغول به کار در یک اداره دولتی جمع­آوری شدند. نتایج نشان داد که صفات شخصیتی شامل برونگرایی، توافق­پذیری، وجدان­گرایی، روان­رنجوری و گشودگی نسبت به تجربه بر هوش هیجانی تأثیر­گذار است؛ هوش عاطفی، به نوبه خود و به طور مثبت با مالکیت روان­شناختی مرتبط است؛ همچنین ویژگی­های شخصیتی به صورت مستقیم و غیرمستقیم از طریق هوش هیجانی با مالکیت روان­شناختی مرتبط است.

Keywords [Persian]

  • صفات شخصیتی
  • هوش هیجانی
  • مالکیت روان‌شناختی
  • مدیریت دولتی
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