Employee Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment in Nigeria Manufacturing Organizations

Omoankhanlen Joseph Akhigbe, Oloda Oluwatayo Felix, Ajienka Mercy Finelady


This study investigated the relationship between employee job satisfaction and organizational commitment in selected manufacturing firms in Edo state of Nigeria. The sample for this study consisted of 106 employee from the selected manufacturing firms. The data for this research was collected using triangulation of methodologies of both quantitative and qualitative analysis. The Spearman Rank-order correlation coefficient statistical tool was adopted to test the relationships between the variables under review while the multiple regression analysis was adopted to evaluate the moderating effects of corporate culture on the relationship between employee job satisfaction and organizational commitment. Findings from the study revealed that there is a positive and significant relationship between all the dimensions of job satisfaction tested (i.e. pay, promotion, working conditions) and organizational commitment. Based on the findings, it was concluded that employee job satisfaction enhances organizational commitment.

Keywords:Employee, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, Pay, Promotion, Working Conditions, Affective Commitment, Continuance Commitment, Normative Commitment.

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