Job Resource and Job Performance Among Physicians in the Jordanian Health Sector: The mediating role of Job satisfaction




Job resources, Job satisfaction, Job performance, Physicians, Jordan


Purpose:  Individuals, groups, and organizations are all affected by job performance.  Many challenges face the organization such as job performance across the globe as well as in Jordan. The present study aims to investigate how job resources affect a hospital physician’s performance, as well as the role of job satisfaction in mediating these relationships.

Theoretical framework: The key idea behind this research will be the focus on job demands-resources theory (JD-R). However, a lack of studies that explore the JDR, and job performance in the Jordan context.

methodology: The information was gathered through a questionnaire of 346 physicians who work at Jordan's Ministry of Health. In this paper, structural equation modeling (SEM) was used to assess and evaluate the offered hypotheses.

Findings: The study found that five core elements of job resources (skill variety, task identity, performance feedback, autonomy, and job security) have a significant positive correlation with job satisfaction, while one core element (task significance) was insignificant. Furthermore, job resources were shown to have a significant indirect relationship with job performance, with job satisfaction acting as a mediator.

Research, Practical & Social implications: The findings of this paper show that the JDR can accurately forecast physicians. The findings can be used as a foundation for future research in this field. The findings of the study will help the Jordanian government design policies to support and encourage physicians in the current work environment.

Originality: This paper is a ground-breaking effort to see if job demands resources may be used as a theoretical framework to predict physician performance.


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Qaralleh, S. J., Rahim , N. F. A., & Richardson , C. (2023). Job Resource and Job Performance Among Physicians in the Jordanian Health Sector: The mediating role of Job satisfaction. International Journal of Professional Business Review, 8(1), e0378.