Meta-analysis of effective factors on the consequences of organizational anomie (Case study of Islamic Azad University)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Management, Rafsanjan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Rafsanjan, Iran

2 Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Vali-e-Asr University of Rafsanjan, Rafsanjan, Iran


The purpose of this research was a meta-analysis of factors affecting the consequences of organizational anomie (the study of Islamic Azad University). For this purpose, after studying the research literature and identifying the factors affecting organizational anomie, they were classified and separated and the components were extracted. Based on the purpose, this research is among applied research and based on descriptive and exploratory nature. In terms of the method, the meta-analysis technique was used to extract the results, which is a type of qualitative study. In this research, articles published in domestic and Latin magazines have been used. In the first stage, 27 studies were collected from reliable databases including Google Scholar, Science Direct and other databases and those articles that had p-value; t-value and other statistics were separated from each other. This number was 25 acceptable articles that were used. According to the findings of this research, one of the most frequent factors affecting organizational anomie is the lack of common norms at work. The second factor is poor leadership and management. The unethical atmosphere in the workplace, social capital, negative attitude of employees towards their job, poor implementation of the employee socialization process and poor communication, organizational culture, the inability of the organization to show its true values, lack of meritocracy in the organization, lack of evaluation system Appropriateness, nepotism and discrimination, non-commitment of managers to the organization's values, technological turbulence, strategic invasion, central competitor and intensity of competition have also been identified as factors affecting organizational anomie. Finally, according to the research results, some suggestions have been provided.


Volume 14, Issue 1
January 2023
Pages 1359-1370
  • Receive Date: 06 July 2022
  • Revise Date: 12 September 2022
  • Accept Date: 17 September 2022