The Relationship between Job Stress and Organizational Commitment in Tax Organization

Document Type : Original Article


1 Member faculty at Islamic Azad University

2 Ph.D. Student ,

3 Master of Public Administration


Organizational Commitment has been defined as the extent that an individual accepts, internalizes, and views his or her role based on organizational values and goals. The three components –affective commitment, continuance commitment, and normative commitment– form the basis of a new conceptualization of organizational commitment. Job stress has become one of the most serious health issues in the modern world, as it occurs in any job and is even more present than decades ago. The purpose of this research was to study the relationship between job stress and organizational commitment in Mazandaran Tax Organization's employees. Statistical population of this research included all employees (full time) of Tax Organization of Mazandaran (N=243) and statistical sample was equal to (n=149). The results indicated a positive significant relationship between job stress and organizational commitment, affective commitment and normative commitment, but there was not a significant relationship between job stress and continuance commitment.