Interaction of organizational commitment and job satisfaction of nurses and medical secretaries in Turkey

TOP M., Gider O.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, vol.24, no.3, pp.667-683, 2013 (SSCI) identifier identifier


The main aims of this study is to explain the relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment and to investigate the effects of gender, education level, age, monthly income, ownership type of the employed hospital, length of employment in the hospital, job and marital status on organizational commitment and job satisfaction. The research was carried out in three hospitals in Turkey. The research population includes 872 people: 677 nurses and 195 medical secretaries. All the questions on the research instruments were answered by 55.4% of the population. A significant and positive relationship was found between job satisfaction and organizational commitment.