عنوان مقاله [English]
As for the positive effect of culture on job satisfaction and a positive relationship with the organization's efficiency this study identified the impact of social capital on organizational culture in higher education in Golestan Province. The main question is whether there is a relationship between organizational culture and social capital? This study is a descriptive survey. The statistics include all educational and administrative staff working in public and private higher education institutions in Golestan Province. The sample included 460 respondents that were chosen through stratified random sampling. Analysis unit is individual and so micro level analysis was used. The organizational culture was measured with regard to the conceptual model in order to investigate its reliability through a Denison standardized questionnaire and Cronbach’s Alpha coefficient was performed. For data analysis, advanced statistical methods such as correlation coefficient, comparison to averages, regression analysis and path analysis were used. Results of the study showed that there is a significant positive relationship between social capital and organizational culture. So that 22 percent of corporate culture changes by independent variables such as institutional trust, personal trust, social trust, and social interaction supporter actions that are indicators of social capital. The significant results of this study can be distinguished from direct and significant impact of institutional trust as one of the constituent variables of social capital on organizational culture. However, the other constituent variables of social capital also had a positive relationship with corporate culture and were meaningful.