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Personality Traits, Organizational Politics, and Job satisfaction in Engineers: Mediating Role of Leadership
The present study investigated the mediating role of leadership with personality traits, organizational politics and job satisfaction in engineers. With a cross-sectional correlational research design, this study recruited a sample of (N=180) engineers from both public and private sector through convenient sampling technique. By employing Big Five Inventory Preceived Organizational Politics Scale The Implementation Leadership Scale and Generic Job Satisfaction Scale, sample was assessed for the study variables. Results were generated through SPSS that revealed a significant positive relationship among personality traits, organizational politics, leadership and job satisfaction except for neuroticism. Moreover, leadership proved to significantly mediate between personality traits, organizational politics, leadership and job satisfaction. These findings will add up to the empirical research scholarship and will give future researchers a direction while they will be eeploringthe role of leadership in organizational settings. Moreover, organizations can als benefit from its findings by becoming more mindful of the fact how much leaders play a pivotal role in the progress of workplace, thus enhancing an overall efficiency and productivity.
Dr. Shazia Qayyum
Assistant Professo, Institute of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Dr. Shahnila Tariq
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Psychology, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Lecturer, Institute of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan