The Effect of Organizational Politics on Job Stress; Mediating Role of Job Satisfaction
Ullah, R. & Ahmad, S. Z. (2018). The Effect of Organizational Politics on Job Stress; Mediating Role of Job Satisfaction. Electronic Journal of Business Ethics and Organization Studies, 23 (2), 13-23. Retrieved from http://ejbo.jyu.fi/pdf/ejbo_vol23_no2_pages_13-23.pdf
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The purpose of this quantitative study is to investigate the relationship between organizational politics and job stress and the mediating role of job satisfaction. Changes in working circumstances causes work related stress. There are various vulnerabilities associated to stress such as work content, workload, working hours, control and career development, position in the organization, interpersonal dealings and traditions of the employing organization.The job stress can be deterred through primary avoidance such as concentrated work design and administration growth, secondary avoidance such as workers' learning and training and tertiary avoidance such as mounting responsive organization system and improved work-related health conditions and psychosocial factors at work. There are two outcomes of job satisfaction which affects workers such as intrinsic outcome included feeling of accountability, challenge, and appreciation and extrinsic outcome included pay, working conditions and the co-workers. The sample size consists of 200 employees of different banks of district Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. A total of 30 questions were asked based on 5 point Likert scale responses. Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) the quantitative analysis software is used to perform statistical operations in the research. Regression and Baron and Kenny Approach were used to test the hypothesis. The results show that there is a significant relationship between organizational politics and job stress. The results also indicate that there is no significant relationship between organizational politics and job satisfaction. In this study, the implications are discussed with a view to improving standards of organizational politics and job stress within the ambit of the banking sector. ...
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