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Published: 2018-10-27

The relationship between neuroticism and job satisfaction. The mediating role of affect

University of Bucharest
University of Bucharest
job satisfaction neuroticism positive affect negative affect


The present study aims to identify the extent to which positive and negative affect mediate the relationship between neuroticism and job satisfaction. A number of 117 participants, employees of different companies and industries participated in this study. The results are in favor the studies’ hypothesizes, suggesting that the relation between neuroticism and job satisfaction is fully mediated by negative affect and partially mediated by positive affect. Finally, limitations, implications and directions for future research are discussed.


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How to Cite

Olteanu, G. A., & Corbeanu, A. (2018). The relationship between neuroticism and job satisfaction. The mediating role of affect. Studia Doctoralia, 9(1), 65–74.