Document Type : Original Research Manuscripts
1 PhD Student, Department of Sports Management, Kermanshah Branch, Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah, Iran
2 PhD student in Sports Management, Kurdistan University, Sanandaj, Iran
3 PhD student in Sports Management, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran.
This study aimed to assess the mediating role of flattery in the relationship between self-esteem and stress and job success from the point of view of the Ministry of Sport and Youth Experts. It is applied research in terms of classifying research by purpose, it is descriptive-non-experimental in terms of data collection, and has been the case study among all types of descriptive research methods. The statistical population of the study consists of 700 staff and experts of the Ministry of Sport and Youth. Using the Cochran formula, 400 individuals are selected as a statistical sample. The sampling method was random sampling. The demographic data of the experts were first evaluated and after confirming the validity and reliability of the questionnaire, the relationship between self-esteem and stress with job success was analyzed by considering the mediating role of flattery in structural equation modeling. Data were analyzed using SPSS and LISREL statistical software. Based on the results, the mediating role of flattery in the relationship between self-esteem and job success was confirmed and the relationship between stress and job success was confirmed. According to the results obtained, people who have high self-esteem perform all their duties regularly and do not leave any room for complaints to higher levels, so they try to learn even with the help of other employees or go ahead with extra-organizational training to overcome your problems. On the other hand, these people consider their value and importance so high that they do not allow themselves to flatter their superiors.