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A Research towards the Examination of Relationship Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction of Academics

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  • Serdar Oge

    () (Selcuk University, Turkey)

  • Arif Damar

    () (Selcuk University, Turkey)

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Each individual has to work to sustain their own lives, to satisfy their own needs and to have a better quality of life. Satisfaction of individuals in their works will contribute to the development of organization and their own, so the organization will be able to produce a better quality of products and services as well. Employees' doing their job fondly will make them feel themselves as a part of organization and result in an increase in commitment to the organization. There is a need to understand the link between individuals and organizations in terms of conceptual framework of organizational commitment. Organizational commitment is an issue examined in a wide range of management and behavioral sciences literature as a key factor in the correlation between individuals and organizations. On the other hand, job satisfaction can be defined as individuals’ total feelings about their job and attitudes they have towards various aspects or facets of their job, as well as an attitude and perception that could consequently influence the degree of fit between the individual and the organization. Also, job satisfaction is a widely researched and complex phenomenon. In this study, we aimed to determine the correlation between organizational commitment and job satisfaction of academic staff working at Selcuk University. Also, it is examined that the inter-correlation among subdimensions of organizational commitment and job satisfaction for academic staff.

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  • Serdar Oge & Arif Damar, 2013. "A Research towards the Examination of Relationship Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction of Academics," Eurasian Journal of Business and Management, Eurasian Publications, vol. 1(2), pages 44-57.
  • Handle: RePEc:ejn:ejbmjr:v:1:y:2013:i:2:p:44-57
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