The Social Sciences

Year: 2011
Volume: 6
Issue: 5
Page No. 368 - 374

Quality of Work Life as a Function of Organizational Commitment and Job Burnout of Government and Private Bank Employees in Zahedan City

Authors : Bahman Kord Tamini, Badroddin Oraei Yazdany and Fereshteh Bakhshi Bojd

Abstract: The present study aims to ascertain the relationship of quality of work life with organizational commitment and job burnout between government and private bank employees in Zahedan city. The sample size consists of 216 employees (108 government bank employees and 108 private bank employees) that were selected through accessible sampling method. Quality of work life organizational commitment and job burnout scales were applied to collect the data. The results of Pearson correlation revealed that quality of work life had significant positive correlation with affective commitment, continuance commitment, normative commitment, overall scores of organizational commitment and personal accomplishment but quality of work life had significant negative correlation with emotional exhaustion and depersonalization. The results of multiple regression showed that continuance commitment and depersonalization together explained 68.8% of the variance in quality of work life in government bank employees. Organizational commitment was a significant positive predictor for quality of work life while depersonalization was a significant negative predictor for quality of work life in government bank employees. Moreover, results demonstrated that continuance commitment explained 73.9% of the variance in quality of work life in private bank employees and it was a significant positive predictor for quality of work life.

How to cite this article:

Bahman Kord Tamini, Badroddin Oraei Yazdany and Fereshteh Bakhshi Bojd, 2011. Quality of Work Life as a Function of Organizational Commitment and Job Burnout of Government and Private Bank Employees in Zahedan City. The Social Sciences, 6: 368-374.

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