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Title: The mediation influence of job satisfaction on organisational commitment amongst quantity surveyors
Authors: Chiu, WYB
Ng, FF
Keywords: Hong Kong
Job satisfaction
Organisational commitment
Quantity surveyors
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: University of Technology Sydney ePress
Source: Australasian journal of construction economics and building, 2015, v. 15, no. 1, p. 56-74 How to cite?
Journal: Australasian journal of construction economics and building 
Abstract: Some researchers claimed that job satisfaction directly affected organisational commitment but others considered it had a mediation effect on the relationship between some independent variables and organisational commitment. Thus, this paper aimed to examine whether job satisfaction mediated the relationship between work group identification and the two forms of organisational commitment amongst quantity surveyors. A quantitative approach with questionnaire survey was employed for data collection. Questionnaires were sent to the chartered quantity surveyors and 71 valid responses were obtained for analysis. A bootstrapping approach was applied to the survey data to test the mediating effect of job satisfaction between work group identification and organisational commitment. The bootstrapping results supported most hypotheses. The findings suggested that surveying companies should focus their efforts on improving quantity surveyors’ job satisfaction through the organisation of social activities. Special measures should also be taken by the work group leaders to improve the working relationship among quantity surveyors to foster job satisfaction.
ISSN: 1835-6354
EISSN: 1837-9133
DOI: 10.5130/ajceb.v15i1.4304
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