Impact of marital status on job satisfaction, organizational commitment and work life balance: A study on employees working in banking sector of Pakistan

  • Tooba Atif
  • Shameel Ahmed Zubairi

Abstract

Marital status is an important aspect because it is linked with performance and various maintenance factors of employees in banking sector. This study attempts to highlight the impact of marital status on job satisfaction, organizational commitment and work life balance among employees in banking industry of Pakistan. It was hypothesized that there will be a significant difference between married and unmarried bankers on job satisfaction, organizational commitment and work life balance. The sample consisted of 300 (204 males and 96 females) bankers with ages 25-55 (Mean =1.32, SD=.467). The entire sample of bankers was drawn from both Islamic and conventional banking sector of Pakistan. Data was collected through random sampling technique . Samples were administered through demographic forms, Job satisfaction scale developed by Scott Macdonald (1997), Organizational Commitment Questionnaire- OCQ by Meyer and Allen (1991) and Work life balance scale developed by Jeremy Hayman (2005). Statistical analysis t-test was used. Results revealed significant difference between married and unmarried bankers on job satisfaction and work life balance, whereas no significant difference between married and unmarried participants on organizational commitment.

Published
2018-12-31
How to Cite
Atif, T., & Zubairi, S. A. (2018). Impact of marital status on job satisfaction, organizational commitment and work life balance: A study on employees working in banking sector of Pakistan. The Islamic Culture "As-Saqafat-Ul Islamia" الثقافة الإسلامية - Research Journal - Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre, University of Karachi, (40). Retrieved from http://www.theislamicculture.com/index.php/tis/article/view/605