The relationship between job satisfaction and organizational climate: a case study of government departments in Divandarreh
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Since each individual's effort is the result of his satisfaction, job satisfaction is an important prerequisite for an effective performance, and given that the organizational climate arises from mutual efforts and relations of groups within the organization, managers and employees, it impresses the employee's behavior and their satisfaction level effectively; therefore, Knowing more about the organizational climate, job satisfaction and use of these findings can increase the level of job satisfaction and performance of employees. This study analyzes the relationship between the components of organizational climate and job satisfaction among employees of government departments in Divandarreh. This research will be examined with one main hypothesis and thirteen secondary hypotheses. Results of hypotheses test confirm the relationship between organizational climate and job satisfaction. This means that emphasizing and managing organizational climate helps to promote job satisfaction.
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