Understanding the effect of Job stress and Internal LOC with mediating role of Employee Commitment, Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction

Saadia Khan, Muhammad Rizwan, Huma Nayab, Sidra Abbasi, Sidra-tu-Shifa Khakwani, Aemin Nasir


Purpose – The challenge of attracting and retaining high performing employees is significant. Research in general has shown a link between Job stress, Job Satisfaction, Employee Commitment, Organizational commitment and personality factors (Internal LOC). This study aims to focus on examining the relationship between these variable with turnover intention.

Design/methodology/approach – The sample comprised 180 professional staff across different organizations (Education sectors, Banking sector and Health sectors) of Punjab province of Pakistan. Following data collection, self-administered Questionnaire, using previous scale, is applied to conduct data analysis for Turnover Intention of employees.

Findings – Results using regression analysis showed that, there is inverse relationship between job stress and turnover intention through mediating variables that are, job satisfaction, employee commitment, organization commitment. However, contrary to our predictions, test results indicated positive relation between Locus of control and Turnover Intention.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jpag.v3i3.6228

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