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Organizational commitment and job satisfaction among staffs in an oil and gas company

Bahar, Mohammad Syafril and Abdul Talib, HayatiHabibah and Bahar, Nurhidayah (2017) Organizational commitment and job satisfaction among staffs in an oil and gas company. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 7 (8). pp. 371-374. ISSN 2250-3153

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Abstract

This paper explore organizational commitment relationship towards job satisfaction among staffs in an oil and gas company in Sarawak, Malaysia. Participants included 70 staffs from the engineering department of the company where they responded to a set of questionnaire containing 7 demographic questions, 62 survey items (instruments: Organizational Commitment Questionnaire, Job Satisfaction Survey, and two pre-determined answer questions) hosted by the researcher. Results indicated that only affective commitment was significant and positively related on all aspects of job satisfaction, while normative commitment was only negatively related on one aspects (operating conditions) and continuance commitment on three aspects (operating conditions, promotion, and nature of work) of job satisfaction. The most rewarding aspect of job satisfaction as a staffs in the company was “Pay” (47 responses), and the most frustrating aspect was “operating conditions” (16 responses). A highest number of the respondents were between 26 to 30 years old, Malay, Male, and worked in the company for less than 6 years. Gender was the only demographic variable to have a possible mitigating effect on organizational commitment and job satisfaction.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Affective Commitment, Continuance Commitment, Normative Commitment, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, Oil and Gas
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
ID Code:84529
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:29 Feb 2020 20:33
Last Modified:29 Feb 2020 20:33

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