Document Type: CASE STUDY

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Department of International Entrepreneurship Management, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

 
An entrepreneurial organization is always ready and able to adapt too many essential changes in the external environment, and plan their programs for changing environmental needs.This research has been done to identify the effect of job satisfaction on organizational entrepreneurship in the municipality. The methodology of the research in terms of the main strategy is a quantitative method. From the point of view of applied purpose, it is a descriptive and correlational method for executive, field, and library methods. The statistical population of this study is all 325 staff members in March 2018. The sampling method is a simple random method. The sample size was 175 people based on the Morgan table. Measurement tool in this research was a standard five-point Likert scale questionnaire and for analyzing data the Partial least squares regression (Smart PLS software) was used. Findings showed that job satisfaction (General Working Conditions, Contact with Colleagues, Salary and Benefits and Staff Loyalty) has a positive and significant effect on organizational entrepreneurship. Considering that the Cronbach's alpha value in this research is more than 0.7, it indicates the appropriate reliability of the research. The results showed that general conditions of work with severity (4.701), relationship with colleagues with severity (5.385), Salaries and benefits with severity (3.906) and loyalty of staff with severity (5.97) have a positive and significant effect on organizational entrepreneurship.

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HOW TO CITE THIS ARTICLE

Bakhtiari, P.; Jalilian, I., (2018). Effect of employee job satisfaction on organizational entrepreneurship. . Int. J. Hum. Capital Urban Manage., 3(2): 145- 152.