The Mediating Role Of Job Satisfaction In The Relationship Between Motivational Factors And Employee Commitment To Sustainable Construction

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Nurul Syahirah Senin
Umi Kartini Rashid
Sonia Lohana


prioritize and innovate methods in relation to ESG strategies. To achieve this objective, employees play a crucial role in ensuring their individual performance contributes to the overall success of the organization. However, the lack of commitment and job satisfaction by the low-motivated employees worsened the organizational performance and decreased organizational productivity. This would negatively affect the organizational sustainability of the construction companies.

Objectives: To examine the mediating role of job satisfaction in the relationship between motivational factors and employee commitment to sustainable construction.

Methods: In this study, data was gathered  by using questionnaire from the senior management of construction industry in Malaysia. One hundred fifty companies whose identities were collected from construction companies were asked to complete printed questionnaires provided by the individual. There was a total of 300 questionnaires distributed to these companies.

Results: This study indicates that three motivational factors, recognition and, promotion, have significant direct relationships with employee commitment. Training was found to be negative and, insignificantly to employee commitment.

Conclusions: This study contributes to the understanding of how motivational factors impact employee commitment and job satisfaction in the context of the Malaysian construction industry. It highlights the importance of not only providing training and promotion opportunities but also recognizing and satisfying employees to enhance their commitment to the organization.

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Nurul Syahirah Senin, Umi Kartini Rashid, & Sonia Lohana. (2023). The Mediating Role Of Job Satisfaction In The Relationship Between Motivational Factors And Employee Commitment To Sustainable Construction. Journal for ReAttach Therapy and Developmental Diversities, 6(10s(2), 1657–1669.
Author Biographies

Nurul Syahirah Senin

Department of Business Management, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 86400 Batu Pahat, Johor MALAYSIA

Umi Kartini Rashid

Department of Business Management, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 86400 Batu Pahat, Johor MALAYSIA

Sonia Lohana

Postgraduate Unit, Faculty of Technology Management and Business, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, 86400 Batu Pahat, Johor MALAYSIA


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