The effect of Job Satisfaction on Altruism and Civic Virtue: The mediating role of Chinese employees' organizational commitment

직무만족이 이타주의와 시민정신에 미치는 영향 : 중국 종업원들 조직몰입의 매개효과

  • Received : 2015.10.06
  • Accepted : 2015.10.21
  • Published : 2015.12.28


This study investigated the effect of job satisfaction on altruism and civic virtue, also explored the mediating role of organizational commitment on these relationships in the Chinese setting. We tested on a sample of 246 employees working in three Chinese companies. The results of PLS Structural equation modeling showed that job satisfaction has a positive impact on organizational commitment, and organizational commitment has a positive impact on altruism and civic virtue. Further, organizational commitment partially mediated the relationship between job satisfaction and altruism, and civic virtue.


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