This study aimed to identify and describe different aspects of organizational commitment in managers of an existing organization. An emergent methodology was adopted to explain the grounded theory (GT). Using theoretical sampling principle, 15 managers selected from Iran Airports and Air Navigation company, who were interviewed until achieving data saturation. Analysis of 359 codes showed 85 concepts and six subjects, which led to advent of the final research model called the “managers’ organizational commitment". The model shows the causes, covariances, contingencies, conditions, context and concequences of the main subject of research. Overall, the study could differentiate the concept of “managers’ organizational commitment” from the findings of all the studies conducted to the present in an attempt to demystify this issue.


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