Examining the Mediator Role of Organizational Identity with Relation Psychological Capital and Citizenship and Deviance Behaviors in Work Environment

Document Type : Research Article


1 MSc, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Urmia, Iran

2 Professor, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Urmia, Iran

3 Associate Professor, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran


The aim of present research was examining the mediator role of organizational identity with relation psychological capital and citizenship and deviance behaviors in work environment. The research method was descriptive - survey. The population consisted employees of educational office in Alborz province (210 persons) and a sample of 133 persons was selected, using simple random sampling. The tools for gathering the data were “Psychological Capital” questionnaire ;“Organizational Identity”; “Organizational Citizenship Behaviors” and “Deviance Behavior” that validity of the tools were approved according to experts opinion and their reliability were confirmed by Cronbach's Alpha coefficient. The Pearson correlation coefficient and multiple regressions were used for analyzing the data. Results showed that was significant relation between psychological capital and organizational identity with deviance and organizational citizenship behaviors. Also was significant relation between psychological capital and organizational identity. Finally the moderating role of organizational identity was not significant in the relationship between psychological capital and reduce deviant behaviors but moderating role of organizational identity in the relationship between psychological capital and organizational citizenship behavior was confirm.


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