Organisational commitment and job satisfaction : a quantitative study at the Durban office of the Department of Labour.
Van der Zee, Dennis Johannes.
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This study used a quantitative, correlational surve y method to examine the relationship between organisational commitment and job satisfact ion, and between organisational commitment and each of the five facets of job satis faction (work, pay, promotion, supervision and co workers). A biographical questio nnaire, the Job Descriptive Index and the Occupational Commitment Questionnaire were admi nistered to 56 employees at the Department of Labour in Durban to gather the data. Descriptive statistics revealed that while levels of job satisfaction were above average for this sample, organisational commitment was above average. Inferential statistic s using the Pearson Product Moment correlation coefficient showed that organisational commitment was correlated at the 99% level of confidence (p