Analysis of the Relationship Between Stress and Organizational Commitment in Employees: A Meta-Analysis Study

Öznur Tulunay Ateş, Neslin İhtiyaroğlu


This research aims to investigate the relationship of stress and organizational commitment in employees with meta-analysis method. In the literature review, 22 studies and 42 comparisons were found which meet the determined criteria. “Fisher z” value was used to calculate impact size values and impact direction and overall impact of the research were analysed with random impact model. As a result of the analysis; it was determined that stress have a weak positive relationship impact on organizational commitment. In addition, it was also determined that there is a negative and weak relationship impact between stress and affective commitment; positive and weak relationship impact between stress and normative commitment and positive and small relationship impact between stress and continuance commitment in employees. In the research, it was seen that the impact of stress on organizational commitment vary according to the sector that employees work in. ın the analyses, it was determined that there is a positive impact in health and tourism and a negative impact in education and the impact size is weak in health and small in tourism and education. Based on the research results, it can be said that new researches are required about how and why the relationships between stress and organizational commitment in employees vary.

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Journal of Education and Training Studies  ISSN 2324-805X (Print)   ISSN 2324-8068 (Online)

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