Job insecurity, employee commitment and employee motivation among teachers within Kampala district during COVID 19.
Nanziri Namuli, Dorothy
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The study sought to establish the relationship between job insecurity, organizational commitment and motivation among teachers during COVID 19 pandemic. The study gave an insight into the level of job insecurity experienced by teachers during the COVID 19 pandemic how it influenced their organizational commitment and eventually influenced their level of motivation to do work. A quantitative research approach was used while conducting the study. The data used was collected among teachers of primary schools in Kampala district. A cross sectional survey was employed for this study and a standardized self-administered questionnaire was used to collect data from the respondents. The collected data was analyzed using the Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient. The research findings revealed that there is a significant positive relationship between qualitative and quantitative job insecurity and affective, continuous and normative commitment. The results also showed that organizational commitment has a significant positive relationship with amotivation as well as a significant positive relationship with extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. The results also revealed a significant positive relationship between job insecurity and a motivation, the results also showed that there is a significant positive relationship between qualitative job insecurity and extrinsic motivation as well as quantitative job insecurity and intrinsic motivation.