Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2018)
The effects of organizational culture on organizational commitment: The mediating role of job satisfaction, in case of Oromia forest and wild life enterprise
Author(s): GirmaTaye Niguse, Tesfaye Hirpesa
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of Organizational culture on Organizational commitment with the mediated role of satisfaction. Data was gathered by closed ended questionnaires distributed to five OFWEL’s in oromia. The scales used were the Organizational Culture Index, OCI, the Job Satisfaction Survey, JSS and the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire, OCQ. The gathered data was statistically analyzed with SPSS 20, and AMOS 21 Version. The data was collected using a questionnaire. 315 questionnaires distributed and analyzed by using Structural Equation Model (SEM). Confirmatory factor analysis using structural equation modeling (SEM) has been employed as a statistical tool to validate these interdependence relationships. Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) would be used to estimate the adequacy of the measurement model for each construct. Some of the results were according to the expectation after theory examination, but others were surprisingly contradictive. Bureaucratic culture ware significant direct indirect effect on organizational commitment. This effect was positive instead of negative as was hypothesized. Based on the result of this research it is recommended that supportive should be practiced in OFWEs to gain satisfied and committed employees. The findings of the research indicated that suggested model had appropriate fit and organizational culture beyond its direct effect exceed indirect on organizational commitment through the mediation role of job satisfaction that the extent of indirect impact was significantly higher than direct impact.