Organizational commitment, job satisfaction and job characteristics: An empirical study of expatriates in saudi arabia

Shadid N. Bhuian, Eid S. Al-Shammari, Omar A. Jefri

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Abstract

The authors explore the nature of commitment, job satisfaction and job characteristics, and the nature of the interrelationships among these variables concerning expatriate employees in Saudi Arabia. An examination of a sample of 504 expatriate employees reveals that these employees are, by and large, indifferent with respect to their perceptions of commitment, job satisfaction, and job characteristics. In addition, the results provide strong support for (1) the influence of job satisfaction on commitment, (2) the influence of job variety on commitment, and (3) the influence of job autonomy, identity, and feedback on job satisfaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-80
Number of pages24
JournalInternational Journal of Commerce and Management
Volume6
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 1996

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Empirical study
Saudi Arabia
Expatriates
Job satisfaction
Job characteristics
Organizational commitment
Employees
Job autonomy
Interrelationship

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  • Strategy and Management

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Organizational commitment, job satisfaction and job characteristics : An empirical study of expatriates in saudi arabia. / Bhuian, Shadid N.; Al-Shammari, Eid S.; Jefri, Omar A.

In: International Journal of Commerce and Management, Vol. 6, No. 3-4, 01.03.1996, p. 57-80.

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