The Mediation Role of Perceived Organizational Support in the Effect of Workplace Spirituality on Job Control and Organizational Citizenship

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Atatürk Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Dergisi, vol.35, no.1, pp.125-149, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier


The purpose of the study is to research the effects of the variables of workplacespirituality and perceived organizational support on the variables of organizational citizenship andjob control. Workplace spirituality is the existence in an organization of a culture that encouragesthe experiences of employees throughout job processes and that will gain them a desire to work.Job control expresses an employee’s perceived level of authority to make decisions, theopportunities to use their knowledge and skills, and the opportunities to participate in an event.Perceived organizational support is the situation where employees feel the organization'sexistence safely. The existence of workplace spirituality and organizational support at everyorganization makes employees a part of the organization and ensures job controls are healthy. Aquestionnaire comprising questions on a 5-point Likert scale was collected from 394administrative personnel working at organizations (food companies) in the production sector.Within the scope of the research model, the data obtained were analyzed by IBM SPSS 25 andSPSS Process V3 plug-in. Validating factor analysis of Scale was carried out with the LISRELpackage program. As a result of the analysis, it was determined that workplace spirituality andperceived organizational support positively affect business control and organizational citizenship.In addition, perceived organizational support has a mediation role in the effect of workplacespirituality on job control and organizational citizenship.