Organizational Politics And Job Satisfaction

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1) There is a concept of the sensitivity of institutional politics. It’s as an admirable gauge of political affairs (Perception of Organizational Politics Scale - POPS) (Ferris et al., 1989). Ferris and Kacmar (1991) established 31 items scale consisting of 3 dimensions. These three dimensions included organizational politics and practices, coworker and clique behavior and supervisor behaviors. Later on they developed 40 items scale. It consisted of 5 dimensions. These five dimensions included coworker, pay and promotion, go along to get ahead, general political behavior and self serving behavior. At last they finalized their work on 12 items scale to measure POP. It is based upon three dimensions. First is the general political behavior (GPB). …show more content…
Research determined the relation, association and impact of organizational politics and its dimensions on employees’ job satisfaction. Total sample size of research is 250 employees from health sector. SPSS version 19 used to analyze the data. Research applied Pearson correlation, regression analysis, t-test and one way ANOVA to examine the hypotheses. Research examined that the GPB i.e. behavior of employees acting in a self serving way to attain valued outcomes is no concerned with the job satisfaction level of the employees in the health sector. Research also determined that the GAGA i.e. silent actions of the employees to attain the personal benefits are negatively related to the job satisfaction level of the employees in the health sector. Research also examined that the PPP i.e. political actions of the organization on the basis of their policies are negatively related to the job satisfaction level of the employees in the health sector. Research concluded that the perception of organizational politics is negatively connected to the job satisfaction level of the employees in the health sector. Research identified the inverse relationship between the perception of organizational politics and job satisfaction. The higher perception of organizational politics leads to decrease the level of employees’ job satisfaction and lower …show more content…
The objectives of this study were to ascertain the relationship between pay and promotion policy and job satisfaction and also to determine the main and interaction effect of going along to get ahead and pay and promotion policy on job satisfaction. Furthermore, the study sought to examine the significant difference between general political behaviour and job satisfaction. A survey design was employed to collect data from two hundred subjects who were employees of a private university in Oyo. The findings of the study revealed that there was a significant relationship between pay and promotion policy and job satisfaction. The result also indicated that there was main and interaction effect of going along to get ahead and pay and promotion policy on job satisfaction. In addition, there was a significant difference between general political behaviour and job satisfaction. Based on the results obtained from the study, it was recommended among others that employees should endeavour to understand and respond strategically to the general political behaviour in their organizations to maximize their job satisfaction and minimize incidence of job

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