Document Type : ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER

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Department of Educational Sciences, Islamic Azad University Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Iran

Abstract

The aim of the present study was to determine the relationship between the dimensions of glass ceiling and the organizational commitment of women employees at University of Isfahan, which was conducted by a correlational-type descriptive method. The study population consisted of the women employees working at University of Isfahan, whose number stood at 428 individual and 202 individuals of them were selected using a stratified random sampling fit for the size. In order to collect data, two questionnaires glass ceiling and organizational commitment were utilized. For data analysis, Pearson correlation coefficient, stepwise regression, and multivariate variance analysis test were used. The findings of the research indicated that correlation coefficient between glass ceiling) r=-0.215, p<0.01) and family barrier dimension )r=-0.174, p<0.05) and social barriers )r=-0.183, p<0.05), as dimensions of glass ceiling, and organizational commitment is negative and significant. Among the dimensions of glass ceiling, social barrier was the best predictor of organizational commitment (β=21.9).

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