Organizational Commitment and Job Burnout among Psychaitric Nurses in Punjab Pakistan

Kashifa Yasmin, Najib Ahmad Marzuki


Job burnout issue is an increasingly important phenomenon in Asian countries. Based on the model of casual turnover this study assessed the direct effect of organizational commitment on job burnout. The cross sectional data was collected from three hundred five nurses of psychiatric hospitals in Punjab, Pakistan. Structural equation modeling was applied to achieve the objectives. The results revealed that only and normative commitment have significant impact while affective commitment and continuous commitment has not significant effect on nurse’s job burnout.  So, the commitment of nurse to hospital goals, missions, and values is not enough to predict her job burnout in the hospital. This study recommends that future researchers should examine the impact of work environment on job burnout as a unidimensional. This study contributes socially and economically.

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Journal of Sociological Research ISSN 1948-5468


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