Document Type : Research Paper


Assistant Professor, Department of Management, Lorestan University, Khorramabad, Iran


Organizational decline is situation that is created in the form of dissatisfaction or indifference towards work , which reduces the performance and motivation of employees, and the probability of organizational problems increases according to this apathy. The main purpose of this research is to investigate the effect of the spider management style on organizational decline with regard to the mediating role of anti-elitism. This research is applied based on the purpose and descriptive-correlation based on the nature of the method. The statistical population of this research includes the employees of the government organizations of Ilam city, 325 of them have been selected for the research sample using simple random sampling method. The tool for collecting research data is a standard questionnaire. The content validity and construct validity of the questionnaire have been confirmed, and Cronbach's alpha coefficient and composite reliability have been used to check the reliability of the questionnaires. Visual PLS was used to analyze the research data. The results showed that spider management has a significant effect on organizational decline and anti-elitism. Anti-elitism has a significant effect on organizational decline. The mediating role of anti-elitism in the influence of spider management on organizational decline has also been confirmed.


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