The impact of organizational support on three dimensions of achievement motivation in leadership role of extension agents in Iran

Karami, Roya and Ismail, Maimunah and Badsar, Mohammad and Omar, Zaharah and Abdul Wahat, Nor Wahiza (2011) The impact of organizational support on three dimensions of achievement motivation in leadership role of extension agents in Iran. In: 10th International Conference of the Academy of HRD (Asia Chapter) : Human Resource Development in Asia : Capitalizing on Human Expertise for Greater Innovation and Creativity, 3 - 6 December 2011, InterContinental, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The study aims to assess the relationships of organizational work and non work supports with three dimensions of achievement motivation in leadership role. The study data were collected from 303 extension agents from the Ministry of Agriculture in Iran. The data were analyzed using AMOS software. The results showed that organizational work supports significantly related to aspiration and mastery dimensions of achievement motivation while organizational non work supports significantly related to aspiration and salience dimensions of achievement motivation. The study is useful for extension organizations to convey the favorable treatment including work and non work support to motivate the agents to achieve leadership role. The HRD implications are discussed.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keyword:Achievement motivation in leadership role; Aspiration; Mastery; Salience; Organizational work; Non work support
Subject:Leaderdship - Iran
Subject:Achievement motivation - Iran
Subject:Agricultural extension workers - Iran
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Educational Studies
ID Code:19012
Deposited By: Samsida Samsudin
Deposited On:18 Jun 2012 06:47
Last Modified:24 Dec 2013 04:15

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