WORK LOCUS OF CONTROL AS THE DETERMINANT OF WORK LIFE BALANCE AND JOB SATISFACTION IN GAZETTED ADMINISTRAIVE OFFICERS
Objective: To find the predictive relationship of locus of control with work life balance and job satisfaction.
Study Design: Correlational study.
Place and Duration of Study: Department of Psychology, University of Gujrat, Sialkot Sub-campus, from May 2017 to Dec 2018.
Methodology: A sample of 150 Gazetted administrative offices of 17 grade and above was collected from various government organizations of Gujrat and Sialkot City, Punjab, Pakistan. The sample age ranges from 30-60 years. Work locus of control scale, work life balance scale and Minnesota satisfaction questionnaire were implemented to measure locus of control, work life balance and job satisfaction respectively.
Results: Path analysis was carried out by using Amos Graphic. Model summary revealed that locus of control was a significant predictor of work life balance and job satisfaction (p≤0.001)
Conclusion: The present study supported the predictive relationship of locus of control with work-life balance and job satisfaction among administrative officers. The findings of the current study will be provided the key information to the policy makers with that they can manage the work-life balance and job satisfaction by working on locus of control.