IJIMT 2016 Vol.7(4): 141-146 ISSN: 2010-0248
doi: 10.18178/ijimt.2016.7.4.661

Effect of Continuance Commitment and Organizational Cynicism on Employee Satisfaction in Engineering Organizations

Rukaiza Khan, Afshan Naseem, and Syed Athar Masood
Abstract— Employee continuance commitment and job satisfaction are inevitably linked to each other, and it is a well-known fact that employee job satisfaction is affected by organizational cynicism. The present study aimed to assess the effect of continuance commitment and organizational cynicism on employee job satisfaction. We focused on determination of commitment impacts on satisfaction of employees. The data was collected through structured questionnaires. The correlation was performed. Besides it, analysis was done with control charts and 3-D scatter diagram. The results showed that organizational cynicism has negative association with employee job satisfaction and there is a significant relationship exists among employee job satisfaction and continuance commitment. Moreover, there is no significant relationship exists among continuance commitment and organizational cynicism. The intricate link between continuance commitment, organizational cynicism and employee job satisfaction manifested in our study emphasizes the need of simultaneous investigation of these parameters.

Index Terms—Continuance commitment, organizational cynicism, employee Satisfaction.

Rukaiza Khan is with the NUST University, Islamabad (e-mail: rukaiza.khan@gmail.com).
Engr. Afshan Naseem is with the Department of Engineering Management, College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
Syed Athar Masood is with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, International Islamic University, Islamabad.

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Cite: Rukaiza Khan, Afshan Naseem, and Syed Athar Masood, " Effect of Continuance Commitment and Organizational Cynicism on Employee Satisfaction in Engineering Organizations," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 141-146, 2016.

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