Moderating effects of organizational commitment on job satisfaction and turnover intention

Authors

  • Hassan Wazir Institute of Business and Management Sciences (IBMS), The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Inayatullah Jan Institute of Development Studies (IDS), The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.30585/jrems.v2i4.542

Keywords:

Job satisfaction, Organizational commitment, Turnover intention, Telecommunication, Regression analysis

Abstract

This study was conducted in Bannu, Karak, Lakki Marwat, and D.I. Khan Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Province of Pakistan to investigate the relationship between job satisfaction and turnover intention. The study is based on data collected from Wateen and Multinet Telecom companies. Two staged-sampling technique was used in this study. A total of 140 employees were selected from both companies using equal allocation and stratified random sampling techniques. A structured questionnaire with a five-point Likert scale was used to collect information from respondents. Regression analysis was used to find out the relationship between job satisfaction and turnover intention. The results of the regression model indicated that job satisfaction decreases the chances of turnover. The results also confirmed that organizational commitment plays a key mediating role in improving job satisfaction and reducing turnover intentions. The study recommends that organizations should make efforts to promote job satisfaction to enhance organizational commitment and reduce turnover.

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Published

2020-09-30

How to Cite

Wazir, H., & Jan, I. (2020). Moderating effects of organizational commitment on job satisfaction and turnover intention. Journal of Research in Emerging Markets, 2(4), 48-57. https://doi.org/10.30585/jrems.v2i4.542