EFFECT OF TRAINING ON EMPLOYEE COMMITMENT: MEDIATING ROLE OF JOB SATISFACTION

Authors

  • Saeed Muhammad HEC, Pakistan
  • Dr. Fahad Khan Afridi Qurtaba University of Science and Technology
  • Mr. Waqas Ali Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Cyberjaya, Malaysia
  • Waheed Ullah Shah Preston University Kohat
  • Dr. Imran Ibrahim Alasan Centre of Postgraduate Studies Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia

Keywords:

Training, Plastic Industry, Job satisfaction, Organizational Commitment

Abstract

Training and relevant capacity is a prerequisite and vital condition for employees’ commitment in job. The current research paper primarily focuses to examine the impact of training on employee commitment and to analyze the mediating effect of job satisfaction on the association of these two variables. The objectives of the study are to find out the effect of training on job satisfaction, and organizational commitment. Besides, the study also aims at assessing the mediating effect of job satisfaction between employee training and organizational commitment. The present research study applied a cross sectional and the data was collected from HR, production, procurement, marketing and finance departments of the different companies of Hayatabad Industrial estates. Those companies were listed and having 900 employees from lower, middle and top management. Data was collected through questionnaire from 200 respondents while the selection of respondents was made randomly. The overall response rate of the respondents was 76%. Smart PLS 3.3.2 version was used to test the mediation analysis. The finding revealed that training had a positive association with organizational commitment and job satisfaction while, job satisfaction partly mediated the association of training organizational commitment. It was recommended that a need based training program, associated with strategic plan should be adopted by the organizations.

Published

2020-12-06

How to Cite

Saeed Muhammad, Dr. Fahad Khan Afridi, Mr. Waqas Ali, Waheed Ullah Shah, & Dr. Imran Ibrahim Alasan. (2020). EFFECT OF TRAINING ON EMPLOYEE COMMITMENT: MEDIATING ROLE OF JOB SATISFACTION . Pakistan Journal of Society, Education and Language (PJSEL), 7(1), 28-37. Retrieved from https://pjsel.jehanf.com/index.php/journal/article/view/299