IMPACT OF WORKPLACE BULLYING ON JOB SATISFACTION AMONG DOCTORS: MODERATING ROLE OF COPING STRATEGIES

sadia Malik, Shahnaz Bano

Abstract



This study was conducted to investigate coping strategies as a
moderator in relationship between workplace bullying and job
satisfaction among doctors. Data was collected from 150 male and
female doctors working in different private and public hospitals sector
of Lahore through purposive sampling. NAQ-R (Einarsen et al.,2009),
Overall job satisfaction scale (Cook et al., 1981) and Brief COPE
(Carver 1997) were used to measure the bullying and job satisfaction.
Linear regression analysis revealed that workplace bullying was a
strong predictor of the lower level of job satisfaction. Moderation
analysis revealed that no individual coping strategy moderate in
relationship between bullying and job satisfaction. Results of
Independent sample t-test indicated that female doctors working in
public hospitals face more bullying. The results of the present research
have implications to give insight to provide the sufficient
psychological protection for doctors to produce good work
performance.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22555/pbr.v18i1.670

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