Discovering the Impact of Job Security on Organisational Commitment and Perceived Stress
Keywords:Job security, Organizational commitment, Perceived stress, Government sector and private sector employees
Job security is one of the utmost important feature that attracts an employee towards a job. It is an essential component of a job profile and indirectly influences organizational behaviour. The present study aimed to discover the impact of job security on organizational commitment and perceived stress. The study also assessed the relationship between organizational commitment and perceived stress amongst government (n=50) and private employees (n=50) in India. Quota sampling was done to select the sample. The tools used include the Organisational Commitment Questionnaire (Allen & Meyer, 1990) and the Perceived Stress Scale (Cohen et al.,1988). The results revealed a significant negative correlation between organisational commitment and perceived stress. A significant difference was found between organisational commitment and perceived stress amongst the government sector and private sector employees.
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