عنوان مقاله [English]
The culture of power gap as one of cultural aspects has been considered in most of previous researches as an important factor for predicting organizational behavior. The purpose of this research is to recognize behavioral and cognitive pathologies resulted from a culture of high power gap in organization. To this end and to answer the question of the research, descriptive and research-based method has been used. Questionnaires were used to collect required data for testing hypothesis among statistical society which is official employees of Petroleum ministry inTehran. To analyze collected data, correlation test and SPSS software were used. The result of the research indicates that there is relationship between the culture and social deterioration of personnel imposed by supervisors as one of dark aspects of organizational- social life. So, it is suggested that power gap decrease mechanisms to be used in organizations with respect to undesirable effects of power gap culture.