Relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment of employees working in a public undertaking: a pilot study
Keywords:Correlation, Organizational commitment, Job satisfaction, Pearson’s correlation coefficient, cause- effect.
AbstractThe aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between Job satisfaction and Organizational commitment of employees working in public undertaking in India. The study focused on assessing the nature of relationship of the two variables, using Pearson’s correlation coefficient. This was a correlational pilot study, targeting a sample of 60 employees (1:1 sex ratio), who are currently working at a public undertaking organization. The study used The Organizational Commitment questionnaire to assess the level of commitment employees have towards their organization and to assess the levels of satisfaction employees present towards their job, The Minnesota satisfaction questionnaire was used. The study found a strong positive (+0.01) relationship between Job satisfaction and Organizational commitment. The study also found that male employees have higher levels of Job satisfaction and Organizational commitment when compared to female employees for the same designation and under the same organization. The study was unable to find a definitive cause behind this, as the cause-effect was out of interest of this research.
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