The Effects of the Islamic Spiritual Intellect and the Islamic Work Ethics on Organizational Commitment and Employees’ Turnover Intentions (Case Study: The Islamic Culture and Guidance Organization)

Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant professor at the Faculty of Literature and Humanities, University of Yasooj

2 Master of industrial management, University of Tehran


In the present conditions, people feel quite void in their activities because of getting influenced by postmodernist thinking. The flow of spirituality in the workplace enhances employees’ motivation and hope. Because of the cultural and religious context of this concept in the Islamic society, it is introduced as the Islamic spiritual intellect. This research is aimed at investigating the effects of Islamic spiritual intellect and Islamic work ethics on organizational commitment and turnover intensions of the employees of The Islamic Culture and Guidance Organization of  Kohkiluieh-and-Boyerahmad province. This is an applied research following descriptive-correlational method. The statistical population of the study consists of 165 employees of the organization, 115 of whom are selected as the sample through available sampling method based on Cochran formula. Questionnaires are used for data collection, and partial least squares (PLS-SEM) through SMART-PLS2 software was used to test the hypotheses. The findings testified all hypotheses at the level of 0.95. Islamic work ethics, among all hypotheses, posed the greatest effect on organizational commitment with -0.481 beta. Moreover, from the other hypotheses, the Islamic spiritual intellect, with a beta of -0.436 had the greatest effect on turnover intentions.


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