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ERIC Number: ED398488
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
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Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction among State Agency Rehabilitation Counselors: North Dakota.
Satcher, Jamie; McGhee, Marcheta
The job satisfaction and organizational commitment of rehabilitation counselors working in public rehabilitation in North Dakota are the focus of this study. Participants were 34 rehabilitation counselor survey respondents whose agency agreed to take part in the study. A total of 47 surveys were mailed. Job satisfaction was measured using the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire. The three components of organizational commitment (affective, normative, and continuance) were examined using the Organizational Commitment Scales. Potential predictor variables examined were: (1) years of service; (2) age; (3) education level; (4) Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) status; (5) conscientiousness; (6) initiative; (7) cooperation; and (8) attendance/punctuality. North Dakota's rehabilitation counselors showed patterns of job satisfaction similar to rehabilitation counselors in the larger, national sample. North Dakota's public rehabilitaton agency is encouraged to develop ways of rewarding those counselor behaviors (conscientiousness, initiative, and cooperation) which are most predictive of job satisfaction, affective commitment, and normative commitment. Contains two appendices: (1) Job Satisfaction Items and (2) Organizational Commitment Items. (JBJ)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: North Dakota
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire