Role of Occupational Stress to the Relationship between Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment

  • Vivek Tiwari Assistant Professor, Department of Management & Humanities, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, India
  • S. K. Singh Ex. Dean FMS, BHU, Institute of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, India
Keywords: Occupational Stress, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment


Stress, the word whenever strikes the mind is usually interpreted in negative terms though in practice stress as a variable can be a good motivator if present only to a certain level (eustress), but when it crosses that minimum required limit and turns into distress, it may cause an employee loose interest in the job and hence reduce the job satisfaction level and hence may result into a lesser commitment to organization. It may even become such a big de-motivator that can even reduce the energy and zeal of an employee to even work any further. Thus this study is an attempt in finding out the relationship that organizational commitment shares with job satisfaction and the impact that occupational stress has on the relationship