Assessing the mediating role of job satisfaction in the relationship between organizational culture and employee commitment

Authors

  • Irfan Zaib Khaskhely Lecturer, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Nawabshah. Author
  • Dr. Muhammad Shoaib Khan Pathan Assistant Professor, Government College University Hyderabad Author

Keywords:

Organizational culture, Employee commitment, Job satisfaction, Mediating role, Work environment, Training and development

Abstract

Employee commitment is an important factor for the success of any organization. It is influenced by various factors, including organizational culture and job satisfaction. Organizational culture refers to the shared values, beliefs, and practices that define the way an organization operates. Job satisfaction, on the other hand, is the degree to which employees feel satisfied with their jobs and work environment. This abstract explores the mediating role of job satisfaction in the relationship between organizational culture and employee commitment. Organizational culture plays a significant role in shaping employee commitment. A strong and positive organizational culture can foster a sense of belonging and engagement among employees, leading to higher levels of commitment. On the other hand, a negative or weak organizational culture can demotivate employees and reduce their commitment to the organization. Therefore, it is essential for organizations to develop and maintain a positive organizational culture to enhance employee commitment. Job satisfaction is another key factor that influences employee commitment. When employees are satisfied with their jobs and work environment, they are more likely to feel committed to the organization. Conversely, when employees are dissatisfied, they may feel disengaged and less committed to the organization. Therefore, it is important for organizations to create a work environment that fosters job satisfaction among employees. The relationship between organizational culture and employee commitment can be explained through job satisfaction. Job satisfaction can mediate the relationship between organizational culture and employee commitment by influencing the way employees perceive their work environment. A positive organizational culture can create a work environment that fosters job satisfaction, leading to higher levels of employee commitment. Similarly, a negative organizational culture can create a work environment that fosters job dissatisfaction, leading to lower levels of employee commitment. Assessing the mediating role of job satisfaction in the relationship between organizational culture and employee commitment is important for organizations to understand the factors that influence employee commitment. By understanding the mediating role of job satisfaction, organizations can develop strategies to enhance employee commitment by improving both organizational culture and job satisfaction. For example, organizations can invest in training and development programs to improve organizational culture, which can lead to higher levels of job satisfaction and employee commitment. In conclusion, the mediating role of job satisfaction in the relationship between organizational culture and employee commitment highlights the importance of creating a positive work environment that fosters job satisfaction and commitment. Organizations should invest in developing a strong and positive organizational culture and creating a work environment that fosters job satisfaction to enhance employee commitment. By doing so, organizations can create a committed and engaged workforce, which can lead to improved organizational performance and success.

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10115351

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Published

2022-12-31

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Assessing the mediating role of job satisfaction in the relationship between organizational culture and employee commitment. (2022). International Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 3(4), 44-54. https://irjmss.com/index.php/irjmss/article/view/58

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