REDUCING CYBERLOAFING ACTIVITIES THROUGH MEANINGFUL WORK: IMPORTANT ROLE OF AFFECTIVE COMMITMENT
Keywords:Affective Commitment, Cyberloafing, Meaningful Work, Banking Organizations, Pakistan
The present study examined the relationship between meaningful work and Cyberloafing activities directly and indirectly via affective commitment among the employees of banking organizations working in the D. I. Khan city. The study used survey approach for data collection. The study applied G*Power technique for sample size determination. Based on the G*Power estimation 312 respondents were selected as sampled. After targeting the said number of respondents, the study received 203 usable responses. The reliability of the scale was assessed and found that the scale used in the present study is reliable. Based on the responses of the respondents regarding the study variables, it was found that meaningful work has negative but significant association with employees’ engagement in Cyberloafing activities. It means that organizations can reduce Cyberloafing behaviors of their employees through assigning them a task that have some meaning. In addition, it was also found that affective commitments play an intervening role. This indicating that the relationship between meaningful and Cyberloafing is not direct and some of effect is passing through indirect way, i.e., through affective commitment.
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PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF SOCIETY, EDUCATION AND LANGUAGE (PJSEL)Abbreviated KEY Title: Pak. j. soc. educ. lang. (Online) URL: http://pjsel.jehanf.com/archives.php ISSN 2523-1227 (Online), ISSN 2521-8123 (Print
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