Job insecurity and organizational commitment during the Covid-19 Pandemic among private High school teachers in Wakiso District in Uganda.
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The COVID-19 pandemic caused untold suffering and disruptions across the globe. One key area of focus is work-life, whereby jobs have been threatened. The closure of workplaces resulted in short-term and long-term job losses for 80-90% of individuals formally and informally employed, hence causing worry about the ability to retain jobs for many people across the world. The worry about one’s job increases the rate of serious mental health problems developing and affects motivation. However, supportive organizations can alleviate suffering and steer the motivation of employees in various ways. The study therefore investigated whether organizational compassion moderated the effects of job insecurity during the COVID -19 pandemic on employees’ and organizational commitment. The study was conducted among teachers in private and public primary and secondary schools in Wakiso district. The study used a cross-sectional design