عنوان مقاله [English]
In this research, the use of power sources on managers' behavior in organizational rip currents was investigated. Organizational rip currents are factors, outside the control of the organization, that make drastic and irregular changes in the organization's organs. It is like a tsunami, causes instability, lack of efficiency and even death of an organization. The purpose of this research is to categorize and highlight those manager’s behavioral traits that influence their relative success by using different sources of power to accompany employees encountering organizational rip currents.The statistical population of the study consisted of 230 Payame Noor University’s staff who work at central organization and hold a management BA degree. In order to collect data, a standard power source measurement questionnaire and a researcher-made questionnaire containing 14 questions were used. The managers’ power sources used in the study were expertise, legitimate, legal, coercive, and reward. The research findings indicate that there are a direct relationship between power sources of managers and organizational rip currents. Furthermore, it show a significant relationship between their legal power and substantive, structural and behavioral factors. Also, the results of the multivariate step by step regression confirmed that the legal and expertise sources play the most important role in predicting the behavior of managers when facing organizational rip currents.