The Relationship between Organizational Trust and Job Satisfaction in Employees of the Agricultural Bank Branches

Document Type: Original Article


1 Department of Educational Management, Neka branch, Islamic Azad University, Neka, Iran

2 Department of English Language, Neka branch, Islamic Azad University, Neka, Iran


Job satisfaction is of great importance to employees, because sometimes due to the lack of trust in the organization and the lack of job satisfaction, employees are looking to leave the organization and seek a different job. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between organizational trust and job satisfaction of employees of the Agricultural Bank. The research applied in terms of purpose and method was descriptive, correlational one. The statistical population consisted of all staff members of the Agricultural bank branches of Sari (N= 145). The statistical sample was 105 participants that determined by the Cochran formula and selected by stratified random sampling according to gender. The results indicated that there is a positive and significant correlation between organizational trust and its dimensions including trust (lateral, vertical and institutional) with employees' job satisfaction. Also, the share of each aspect of organizational trust in predicting of employee job satisfaction is not different.