The nature of government agencies and the inflexible bureaucracies that govern them have led to more and more restrictions on managers and it has made them only law enforcement agencies performers. In cases where managers intend to exercise their managerial discretion, political skill and assertiveness help them to ignore existing laws with benevolent intentions and increase organizational benefit. The main purpose of the present study is to investigate the effect of managers' political skills on Pro-social rule breaking with regard to the mediating role of assertiveness in government agencies. The present study is an applied in terms of purpose and in terms of data collection is descriptive-survey method and is correlation type and is specifically based on the structural equation model. The statistical population of the study includes all senior and middle managers of governmental organizations of Ilam province with 280 persons. 162 samples were selected for sampling by using Morgan table. The sampling method in this study is simple random sampling. Questionnaire was also used for data collection. Visual PLS software was used to analyze the data. The results show that managers' political skills have a positive and significant effect on Pro-social rule breaking due to the mediating role of assertiveness in Ilam government agencies. Also, the dimensions of managers' political skills have a positive and significant effect on pre- social law-breaking in government organizations in Ilam province.


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