‎‏The‏ impact of perceived organizational support on reducing social loafing

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Prof., Faculty of Economic, Management and Administrative Sciences, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

2 Assistant Prof., Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran

3 MBA Student, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran


Nowadays, organizations are trying to maximize productivity by groups, but the results are not always completely satisfactory thereby causing some problems for organizations such as social loafing. Social loafing reduces motivation and effort in team work compared to individual work. This study intends to achieve the necessary mechanisms to reduce social loafing, and reviews the effect of perceived organizational support on social loafing. The population of this study includes all 220 employees working in offices in Tehran's Alborz Insurance Company. According to Krejcie and Morgan Table (1970), the sample size for this study is 140. Sampling for this study has been done by stratified random sampling method. The study is descriptive and correlational, and also questionnaires were used to collect data. Data analysis was conducted using structural equation modeling. The results show negative effect of perceived organizational support on social loafing, and it can adjust social loafing.


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