عنوان مقاله [English]
This research has examined the effect of change process variable on commitment to change with attention to emotional involvement as a mediator variable. Statistical population contained all managers and specialists of Khorasan Regional Electric Company (mashhad, Iran). Randomize stratified sampling was selected as a way of research sampling. A questionnaire containing 6 variables based on Likert’s five scales for collecting data, was used. Validity and reliability of the questionnaire were supported by face validity and calculating the Cronbakh’s the Alpha´s coefficient for each variable. Normality of the variables distribution was confirmed by Kolmogorov – Smirnov test. Structural equations model and Path analysis by using Lisrel software were used for data analysis.
The results of this researched show that, the level of commitment to change and emotional involvement was upper than medium. Also, emotional involvement had a mediator role on the commitment to change between all of the process variables except the time variable. Further, there was a meaningful difference between managerial level and specialist level related to the variables of commitment to change, emotional involvement, support of top management, participating in decision making and line leadership, but there was no meaningful difference between the two managerial levels in none of the above mentioned variables.