Relationship between Employee Work Related Attitudes and Employee Performance: In the Case of Ethiopian Insurance Industry

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Addis Ababa University


The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between employee work related attitudes and employee performance. The independent variable is employee work related attitudes consist with three sub variables namely; job satisfaction, organizational commitment and job involvement while employee performance was treated as a dependent variable. Accordingly, four research hypotheses were developed to address the research objectives. Explanatory research design was adopted with quantitative approach to examine the relationship among the study variables. Stratified random sampling procedure was applied. 360 questionnaires were distributed to employees, including managerial and supervisory staff, drawn from insurance companies, out of which 301 (83.6%) were successfully filled in and returned. Descriptive and Inferential statistics were applied and the major statistical tools used were frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, Pearson correlation and multiple regression analysis. The study found that job satisfaction, organizational commitment and job involvement are positively related with employee performance. The findings also showed that job satisfaction, organizational commitment and job involvement in aggregate explained 56.3% of variance in employee performance. Finally, recommendations were forwarded for insurance companies and at the end; the study identified and suggested areas for future research.



Employee Performance, Job Involvement, Job Satisfaction