Influence of Locus of Control and Organizational Commitment on Job Satisfaction Moderated by Organizational Culture and Its Impact on Job Performance (Study of Employee’s Aceh Local Government)

Zubir Syahputra


This study aims to determine the organizational culture in workplace as a moderation variable the effect of organizational commitment and locus of control on employee’s job satisfaction and implication on job performance. Data were obtained through the administration of questionnaire to two hundred respondents in random workplace of Aceh local government in Indonesia. Hypothesis testing used is Structure Equation Modeling (SEM). This research results revealed that good commitment can increase job satisfaction. However, locus of control had no significant effect on job satisfaction. High job satisfaction significantly improves employee’s performance. Better culture in workplace will lowers job satisfaction of more commitment employee. This is evidenced by significant negative interaction of commitment on culture in workplace. Culture merely becomes predictor the interaction of locus of control and commitment in workplace to increase job satisfaction. This research also suggests to provide evidence that moderation role of culture at workplace weaken the effect of commitment on job satisfaction, and culture in workplace moderation strengthens the effect of locus of control on job satisfaction

Keywords : Commitment, Locus of Control, Culture, Satisfaction, Employee Performance

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