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Article: The Mediation Influence of Job Satisfaction on Organisational Commitment amongst Quantity Surveyors

TitleThe Mediation Influence of Job Satisfaction on Organisational Commitment amongst Quantity Surveyors
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Issue Date2015
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Construction Economics and Building, 2015, v. 15 n. 1, p. 56-74 How to Cite?
AbstractSome researchers claimed that job satisfaction directly affected organisational commitment but others considered it had a mediation effect on the relationship between some independent variables and organisational commitment. Thus, this paper aimed to examine whether job satisfaction mediated the relationship between work group identification and the two forms of organisational commitment amongst quantity surveyors. A quantitative approach with questionnaire survey was employed for data collection. Questionnaires were sent to the chartered quantity surveyors and 71 valid responses were obtained for analysis. A bootstrapping approach was applied to the survey data to test the mediating effect of job satisfaction between work group identification and organisational commitment. The bootstrapping results supported most hypotheses. The findings suggested that surveying companies should focus their efforts on improving quantity surveyors’ job satisfaction through the organisation of social activities. Special measures should also be taken by the work group leaders to improve the working relationship among quantity surveyors to foster job satisfaction.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/211927

 

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dc.contributor.authorChiu, WYB-
dc.contributor.authorNg, FF-
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-21T02:16:24Z-
dc.date.available2015-07-21T02:16:24Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationConstruction Economics and Building, 2015, v. 15 n. 1, p. 56-74-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/211927-
dc.description.abstractSome researchers claimed that job satisfaction directly affected organisational commitment but others considered it had a mediation effect on the relationship between some independent variables and organisational commitment. Thus, this paper aimed to examine whether job satisfaction mediated the relationship between work group identification and the two forms of organisational commitment amongst quantity surveyors. A quantitative approach with questionnaire survey was employed for data collection. Questionnaires were sent to the chartered quantity surveyors and 71 valid responses were obtained for analysis. A bootstrapping approach was applied to the survey data to test the mediating effect of job satisfaction between work group identification and organisational commitment. The bootstrapping results supported most hypotheses. The findings suggested that surveying companies should focus their efforts on improving quantity surveyors’ job satisfaction through the organisation of social activities. Special measures should also be taken by the work group leaders to improve the working relationship among quantity surveyors to foster job satisfaction.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.relation.ispartofConstruction Economics and Building-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleThe Mediation Influence of Job Satisfaction on Organisational Commitment amongst Quantity Surveyors-
dc.typeArticle-
dc.identifier.emailNg, FF: hrrbnff@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authorityNg, FF=rp01014-
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-
dc.identifier.doi10.5130/ajceb.v15i1.4304-
dc.identifier.hkuros245519-
dc.identifier.volume15-
dc.identifier.issue1-
dc.identifier.spage56-
dc.identifier.epage74-

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