Work-related stress, job satisfaction and organizational commitment among teachers in Kampala District
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The study aimed at investing the relationship between work related stress, job satisfaction and organizational commitment among teachers in Kampala district. The study adopted a correlation study design with a sample size of 70 teachers from St Peters Senior Secondary School and St Catherine Senior Secondary School. Random sampling technic was used to draw a sample of the 70 teachers who responded to the questionnaires. Data was collected from respondents using self-administered standard questionnaires and through Statistics Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) data was entered and analyzed. Descriptive statistics showed that 54.3% of the respondents were female and (45.7%) were male, majority were between 31-40years (35.7%). Results from Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient (r) further indicated that there was a significant relationship between work related stress and job satisfaction (p=.045, r=.242); there is a significant relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment (p=.000, r=-.598); there is a null relationship between work related stress and organizational commitment (p=.065, r=.225). Thus the findings of this study provide several recommendations to administrators and managers of several organizations mostly schools in designing policies and procedures that will determine outcomes of their staff such as reduced stress. Major concern should be put on interventions aimed at reducing stress at the workplace in order to improve on job satisfaction and organizational commitment.