The Mediating Role of Contentment Experience: Influence of Job Embeddedness on Mattering and Employee Sustainable Performance
Keywords:Contentment Experience, Job Embeddedness, Employee Sustainable Performance, Anti-mattering
Purpose: The objective of our research is to examine the effects of job embeddedness on contentment experience, anti-mattering, and employee sustainable performance. The study also tested the impact of contentment experience and anti-mattering on the outcome variable i.e., employee sustainable performance.
Theoretical framework: The results of this study indicate that job embeddedness has a positive effect on employee sustainable performance. Contentment experience has a positive effect on employee sustainable performance, but it has a negative effect on mattering. Mattering has a negative effect on employee sustainable performance.
Design/methodology/approach: This research will be conducted using a quantitative, cross-sectional survey design. Data were collected using online surveys administered to a sample of employees from various IT industries. Questionnaires were distributed to 302 employees in various IT sectors in and around Tamilnadu. There are two Mediator’s hypotheses were estimated using process macro using the Andrew Hayes model.
Findings: The findings indicate that job embeddedness has a positive effect on employee performance, and that contentment experience and mattering have a significant impact on employee sustainable performance.
Research, Practical & Social Implication: It provides the necessary understanding of how job embeddedness is related to employee sustainability performance and how to create an environment that fosters employee contentment, thereby leading to better performance. The findings of this research can be used to create a work environment that is conducive to employee sustainability performance.
Originality/value: The study is the first to examine the impact of contentment experience and mattering on employee sustainable performance. Additionally, the study tested the effect of contentment experience on mattering.
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