Introduction The proposed study aimed to investigate the relationship between Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, Sense of Coherence and mediating role of Organizational Conflict Management of employees of private companies which includes private businesses, multi-national companies and firms. Researchers have shown a longstanding interest in the relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment, this interest is driven by researches that indicate that some aspects of organizational commitment and loyalty are associated with the performance of your work and effects how satisfy you are with your job. Job satisfaction and commitment to employing organizations have received a great deal of attention from both academicians and practitioners till in the 21st century.
It has increased largely due to their significant impact on organization and individual behaviors (Al-Aameri, 2000). It was found that employee attitudes toward satisfaction and commitment are indicators to the solidarity between organizational members and management (Tonges et al., 1998). When it is about Organizational Conflict Menagment Studies collaborative conflict management culture has a positive effect on job satisfaction whereas a dominant management culture has a negative effect on job satisfaction. No statistically significant relationship was found between an avoidant conflict management culture and job satisfaction. These findings may be valuable in making decisions about provision of training in conflict management in order to promote a positive working atmosphere within an organization (Chooi Y. 2013). The question of how managers promote and maintain health and well-being in the workplace has gained popularity across disciplines.
It is evident that conflicts and inappropriate conflict management in organizations can also lead to reducing health and well-being in managers. The sense of coherence in salutogenesis has been found an important resource to manage stress and to cope with challenging situations (Claude-Helen & Christina 2012). Job satisfaction will describe individuals satisfaction related to his/her job. The people who are happier with their job will supposed to be more satisfied. The organizational commitment as Randal, and Riegel (1995) defined it in a three dimensions.
First is strong desire to remain a member of a exacting organization, second is readiness to exert high levels of efforts on behalf of the organization, and third is belief in and acceptability of the values and goals of the organization. Sense of coherence is described as a general feeling of confidence that the individual´s internal and external environments are predictable and that they will work out as planned. It is also viewed as a cognitive and emotional appraisal style which is connected to coping and health-enhancing behaviors which results in improved adjustment in social settings. Rationale Proposed study aimed to investigate the role of Job Satisfection, Organizational commitment and Sense of Coherence by mediating the effects of Organizational Conflict Handelinhg Stretigies or ways in workers or employees of private firms or multi-national companies. It will further investigate the relationship of each of above mentioned variable on each other to see how exactly they correlate with each other, so that we can insure that necessary precautions regarding job satisfaction of employees must be taking accordingly in each firm. Job Satisfaction is perhaps the blessing of seven heavens as all an employee wants is that his workplace envoirnment should be emotionally and physically healthy for him and the work should be like work not a torture and the workplace should be relaxing not a pressure cooker.
Although, we have many researches regarding the relationship of Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitments and the Job satisfaction and organizational conflict menagment are there but very few are specifying the mediating impact of Organizational Conflict Menagment with all the above mentioned Constructs. Objectives To investigate relationship between Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment. To investigate the Relationship between sense of Coherence and Job Satisfaction To Investigate the relationship between Sense of Coherence and Organizational Conflict management.
To investigate mediating role of Organizational Conflict Management in relationship between Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment and Sense of Coherence. To Investigate the Relationship of Sense of Coherence as a predictor of Job Satisfaction, organizational Commitment and Organizational Conflict Management Hypotheses There will be the Positive relationship between Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment. There will be the Positive relationship between Sense of Coherence with Job Satisfaction and Organizational Conflict Management. The Sense of Coherence will be the Positive Predictor of Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment and Organizational Conflict Management. Instruments Data will be collected through self-reports measures along with a brief demographic sheet. Demographics like age, city will be recorded on demographic sheet from the employees of private firms, multi-national companies and businesses. Following instruments will be used for data collection: Job Satisfaction Scale (Warr, Cook & Wall 1979) Job Satisfaction scale is consist of 15 items which respondents are asked to rank 0-7 according to their level of satisfaction from extremely dissatisfied to extremely satisfied.
Organizational Commitment Scale (Mowday, Steer and Porter 1979) It is 15 items questionnaire that involves question regarding level of commitment and loyalty to the organizations in question. These question involves certain level of emotional connection. The response is rated on a 7-point likert scale from 1=Strongly agree to 7=Strongly Disagree. Out of 15 questiones in the Questionnair, 6 are reversed which are 3,7,9,11,12 and 15. Sense of Coherence (Avishai Antonovoski 1987) The Scale of Sense of Coherence consist of 29-items which tells us about the orientation to life of a respondent by responding to questions on 7 point likert scale.
Organizational Conflict Management Inventory The urdu translated version of Organizational conflict management inventory is consist of 37-items which a respondent have to answer on 5 point likert scale where 1=never and 5=often. Sample Sample of 200 employees from private organizations, businesses from Chiniot, Sargodha and Faisalabad random sampling. Procedure Sample of the study will be approached individually and Questionnaires will be applied. References Al-Aameri, A. S. (2000). Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment for Nurses. S Saudi Medical Journal, 21 (6), pp.
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