Organizational Commitment, Social Support and Occupational Stress in Rescue Workers 1122

 Irum Akhtar (MSc, 2015-2017) Supervisor: Ahmad Bilal

University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan

Corresponding Address: Department of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Email: chairperson@appsy.pu.edu.pk, Phone: 92-42-9231245

Abstract:

The present study examined the relationship among organizational commitment, social support and occupational stress among the workers of rescue 1122. It was hypothesized that there would be a relationship between organizational commitment, social support and occupational stress among workers of rescue 1122. Correlational research design was used in this study. Sample was comprised of N = 100 rescue male workers. They were selected from Punjab. Purposive sampling strategy used for collecting data. Organizational Commitment Questioner (OCQ; Porter & Smith, 1970), Workplace Stress Scale (WSS; American Institute of stress, 1999) and Multidimensional Social Support Scale (MSPSS; Zimet, Dahlem, Zimet & Farley, 1988) were used. Pearson product moment correlation and multiple regression analysis were used. Result revealed that there was a significant relationship between organizational commitment, social support and occupational stress among rescue workers. It was also found that there was a non-significant relationship between organizational commitment and occupational stress. The result also showed that there was a non-significant relationship between social support and occupational stress. The results of present study are speculated to have sound implications in other organizational fields.

Keywords:      Organizational commitment, social support occupational stress, rescues workers.

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