Do Job Satisfaction and Demographic Characteristics of Female Teachers influence their Affective Commitment to Schools?

M. Sait Dinc, Zubeyde Kocyigit

APA 6th edition
Dinc, M.S., & Kocyigit, Z. (2017). Do Job Satisfaction and Demographic Characteristics of Female Teachers influence their Affective Commitment to Schools?. European Journal of Educational Research, 6(4), 475-484. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.6.4.475

Dinc M.S., and Kocyigit Z. 2017 'Do Job Satisfaction and Demographic Characteristics of Female Teachers influence their Affective Commitment to Schools?', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 475-484. Available from:

Chicago 16th edition
Dinc, M. Sait and Kocyigit, Zubeyde . "Do Job Satisfaction and Demographic Characteristics of Female Teachers influence their Affective Commitment to Schools?". (2017)European Journal of Educational Research 6, no. 4(2017): 475-484. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.6.4.475


The main purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of ethical leadership on teachers’ job satisfaction, and affective commitment in an education sector. This study proposes that ethical leadership has a significant and positive effect on overall job satisfaction and affective commitment. Moreover, it suggests that ethical leadership has an influence on overall job satisfaction and affective commitment. In this study, the relationships among the variables were evaluated using correlation, and regression analysis. The results which is based on a sample of 150 teachers from four private schools in Pakistan demonstrate that overall job satisfaction has a significant and positive influence on affective commitment, whereas, marriage as a demographic variable has a positive effect on overall job satisfaction and affective commitment.

Keywords: Ethical leadership, job satisfaction, affective commitment, private primary schools, female teachers, demographic characteristics.


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