Relationship of Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment with Stay Intention of Faculty of Higher Education Institutes: The Moderating Role of Work-Family Conflict & Family-Work Conflict

Vidyabharati International Interdisciplinary Research Journal 4(1), June 2015

15 Pages Posted: 27 Jul 2015

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Rashid Ahmad

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore

Muhammad Shafique

University of Engineering & Technology Lahore (UET)

Khalil Ahmed

National College of Business Administration and Economics (NCBA&E)

Shahzadi Saleem

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Lahore

Abeer Imam

Comsats University Islamabad

Date Written: 2015

Abstract

The faculty plays a pivotal role for knowledge creation and provides support to strengthen a higher education institutes. Indeed, recruitment and retention of faculty have emerged as big challenges for HEIs. Today, the institutes are striving hard to attract and retain the best faculty from the available pool to counter the scarcity of talented faculty. The objective of this cross-sectional research is to find the impact of Job Satisfaction (JS) and Organizational Commitment (OC) (employee attitudinal variables) on faculty retention in HEIs with moderating role of Work-Family Conflict (WFC) and Family-Work Conflict (FWC). Primary data was collected from full time faculty members from a higher education institute. The results indicated that JS and OC have significant impact on stay intention of faculty with partial moderating effect of WFC and FWC. Data analysis techniques used are reliability analysis, correlation analysis and multiple regression analysis. Limitations and future recommendations are also presented.

Keywords: Higher Education Institutions, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, Work Family Conflict, Family Work Conflict, Employee Stay Intentions

JEL Classification: J2, J29

Suggested Citation

Ahmad, Rashid and Shafique, Muhammad and Ahmed, Khalil and Saleem, Shahzadi and Imam, Abeer, Relationship of Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment with Stay Intention of Faculty of Higher Education Institutes: The Moderating Role of Work-Family Conflict & Family-Work Conflict (2015). Vidyabharati International Interdisciplinary Research Journal 4(1), June 2015. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2635126

Rashid Ahmad (Contact Author)

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore ( email )

1.5 Defence Road
Off Raiwind Road
Lahore, Punjab
Pakistan

Muhammad Shafique

University of Engineering & Technology Lahore (UET) ( email )

G.T. Road Lahore
Lahore, 54890
Pakistan

Khalil Ahmed

National College of Business Administration and Economics (NCBA&E) ( email )

40/E-1, Gulberg-III
National College of Business Administration & Econ
Pakistan

Shahzadi Saleem

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Lahore ( email )

1.5 Defence Road
Off Raiwind Road
Lahore, Punjab
Pakistan

Abeer Imam

Comsats University Islamabad ( email )

Park Road
Chak Shahzad
Islamabad, North-West Frontier Province 44000
Pakistan

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