An Investigation on the Relationship between Proactive Personality, Conscientiousness and Perceived Supervisor Support with Job Satisfaction and Job Performance Mediated by Dynamic Behaviors

Authors

1 Department of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz

2 Department of Industerial and Organizational Psychology Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz

3 Department of Industerial and Organizational Psychology Shahid ChamranUniversity of Ahvaz

Abstract

The present study aimed at investigating the impact of proactive personality, conscientiousness, and perceived supervisor support on job satisfaction and performance mediated by proactive behavior. The statistical population of this survey consisted of the official staff and contractual personnel of Bid Boland gas refinery from whom 260 people were selected using hierarchical random sampling method. The data collection tools were Proactive Personality Scale (Batman and Crant, 1993), NEO Personality Inventory (Conscientiousness dimension), Perceived Supervisor Support Scale (Kottke & Sharafiniski, 1998), Proactive Behavior Questionnaire (Ashford and Black, 1996), Job Satisfaction Questionnaire (Brayfield & Rothe, 1951) and Job Performance Questionnaire (Paterson, 1992). The assessment of the proposed pattern was conducted through path analysis. The results supported the suitability of the relationship between the patterns and the collected data. Significant and better relationship could be achieved by eliminating two insignificant paths and coordinating their errors. The results revealed that proactive behavior mediated theeffect of proactive personality and perceived supervisor support on job satisfaction and performance

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