Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of Education, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Golestan, Iran

2 Asistant Professor, Department of Education, Islamic Azad University, Sari, Iran


Purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between organizational citizenship behavior and management style of the elementary school principals in Gorgan. The research type is cross correlation. Population of the present research includes all the primary school principals. One hundred twenty three principals were randomly chosen as the participants applying Morgan chart.  Measurement tool reliability of the research was gained by the supervisor. The results indicated that there is a positive and significant correlation between magnanimity and management style and loyalty and civic virtue and imperative management style. In addition, regression results showed that magnanimity determines 4.9 percent of democratic management style and loyalty determines 12.4 percent of imperative management style.


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