Relationship between Organizational Socialization and Teachers’ Work Engagement with Mediating Role of Organizational Identity

Document Type : Research/Original/Regular


1 Professor, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Semnan, Semnan, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education and Psychology, University of Semnan, Semnan, Iran

3 Administration Educational (MA) Student at Semnan University, Semnan, Iran


work engagement of personnel in an organization can depend on various factors like organizational socialization and identity of individuals. Therefore, the goal of present study is determination of the effect of organizational socialization with the mediating role of organizational identity on the work engagement of teachers of elementary and first session of secondary education during 1395-96. The method of this study corresponding to the purpose is applicable and according to the type of gathering data would be descriptive- correlation. Statistical population of the study included all the man and woman teachers who work in education office of Semnan City (1350 teachers). The participants were 280 person of primary and secondary school teachers (176 of primary school teachers, 104 of secondary school teachers), who were selected by using stratified random sampling method and considering the loadings and directions. All of them filled the questionnaires of organizational socialization, Organizational identity and work engagement. Data were analyzed by using LISREL software with the model of structural equation. The results indicated that there is a positive and significant relationship between organizational socialization, organizational identity and work engagement of teachers. Organizational socialization has a Positive and significant effect on work engagement. Organizational socialization has a Positive and significant effect on organizational identity. Organizational identity has a Positive and significant effect on teachers’ work engagement and organizational socialization with mediation of organizational identity has an indirect and significant effect on teachers’ work engagement. organizational socialization both directly and indirectly with mediation of organizational identity can influence teachers’ work engagement.


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