In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Scientific Association of Sports Management of Iran

Document Type : Research Paper


sport management, Urmia University


The aim of this research is to investigate the participative management in Foolad Mobarake sport club and its relationship with dimensions of participative management such as humanism, honoring and respecting, moral in work and civil behavior. This research is  analytical - descriptive and variable’s relationship is correlational which used two standard questioners about participative management and organizational citizenship behavior. The study population included all Sepahan Foolad Mobarake sport club staff 96 persons. Because of the limitation of study population, all staff have been used as sample. To test the hypothesis, data evaluated by Pearson correlation test and other statistical methods and for data analysis statistical software SPSS has been used. The findings show that there is meaningful relationship between  participative management and organizational citizenship behavior in level p= 0.001 and r=0.907. Due to the findings, staff in Sepahan Foolad Mobarake sport club receives the style management and existent organizational situation suitable. In other words, they know desired participative management style applied by organization management and know that their goals are in harmony with organization goals. Also this kind of management has meaningful relationship with organizational citizenship behavior by staff.