Mediating Effect of Person-Job Fit on the Relationship between Person-Organization Fit and Employee Job Satisfaction

Rameez Raja, Rouf A Mir

Abstract


Previous researches suggest that high degree of value compatibility (P-O Fit) is positively related to employee outcomes. This paper is designed to investigate the mechanism through which this positive relationship occurs. This study analyze the effect of one such mechanism, person job fit (P-J Fit), on the relationship between person organization fit (P-O Fit) and employee job satisfaction.  The officials of Law Enforcement Agency of Jammu and Kashmir State (JKP) were the sample respondent of this study. Data was collect using the questionnaire survey to the sample respondents during their office hours. Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA), Partial Least square Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) techniques were used for the analysis of the data. The Mediation effect of Person-Job Fit was assessed by using Baron and Kenny (1986) approach, further (VAF) Variance Accounted for Ratio is used for mediation results. The result of this study, reveal a strong relationship between Value Congruence and employee job satisfaction. Thus the adoption of person organization fit not only leads to desirable positive outcomes, but it is also associated with better fit between the employees and his job. As such law officials should endeavor to use value compatibility to enhance person job fit in order to achieve improved employee outcomes. 


Keywords


Person Organization Fit (Value Congruence), Person-Job Fit, Job Satisfaction, PLS-SEM

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