Relationship between organizational commitment, job satisfaction, and positive psychological capital in Lithuanian organizations

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Abstract

The article analyses current research trends on job satisfaction, organizational commitment and positive psychological capital. It also presents some results of the study on the mentioned constructs that were surveyed in various Lithuanian organizations (n=92). The subjects of the study were 44 (47,83 %) men and 48 (52.17 %) women. The methodology used in this survey: to assess personal job satisfaction (Job Satisfaction Survey, Spector, 1985), organizational commitment (Organizational Commitment Questionnaire, Mowday et al., 2000) and positive psychological capital (Psychological Capital Questionnaire, Luthans et al., 2007). It was found that job satisfaction, organizational commitment and positive psychological capital are related constructs. The study also showed statistically significant differences between these constructs and some socio – demographic characteristics. The data of this study revealed that salary is still one of the major motivational factors in Lithuania. The article also discusses what additional studies are essential for further development of research base on organizational and management effectiveness.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-122
JournalInternational journal of business and social science
Volume4
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Keywords

  • Organizational commitment
  • Job satisfaction
  • Positive psychological capital

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