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Impacts of Job Satisfaction on Organizational Commitment: A Theoretical Model for Academicians in HEI of Developing Countries like Pakistan


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  • Khalid Rehman

    (Gomal University D.I. Khan)

  • Zia-Ur-Rehman

    (Gomal University D.I. Khan)

  • Naveed Saif

    (Gomal University D.I. Khan)

  • Abdul Sattar Khan

    (Gomal University D.I. Khan)

  • Allah Nawaz

    (Gomal University D.I. Khan)

  • Shafiq ur Rehman

    (University of Malakand (UOM))

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    Job satisfaction and organizational commitment are the leading issues in Human Resource Management, Psychology and organization oriented studies. Both the attitudes are mutually interrelated and interdependent which influence each other however; the role of job satisfaction in defining the organizational commitment is widely researched topic. This paper offers a theoretical model of the complexity of relationships between these attitudes and other related variables or factors which explain the whole story of their interdependencies between the job satisfaction and organizational commitment of teachers in higher education institutions. The main objective of this paper is to pinpoint a ‘conceptual-model’ to explain these attitudes to satisfy the teachers at Higher Educational institutions in developing states like, Pakistan.

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    Article provided by Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences in its journal International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences.

    Volume (Year): 3 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 80-89

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    Handle: RePEc:hur:ijaraf:v:3:y:2013:i:1:p:80-89

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    Keywords: Job-satisfaction; organizational-commitment; demographics;


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    1. Susan J. Linz, 2002. "Job Satisfaction Among Russian Workers," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series 468, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
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