The relationships between job satisfaction, quality of life and workplace stressors regarding civil-servants in Ireland

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Hodge, Ciaran
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BA (Hons) in Psychology
Dublin Business School
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The aim of this research study was to look at the effect of job stressors, job satisfaction and self efficacy on Quality of Life. The sample size was (N100) civil servants. From that sample 33 were male and 67 female. The sample consisted of 18 fixed term contract personnel and 82 full time personnel. The surveys used to collect data were the WHOGHQ-BREF, JSS and the self efficacy scale. The Job satisfaction survey provided the predictors used along with the efficacy score and the general health questionnaire provided the outcome variables. The results found a significant relationship between self efficacy and quality of life in all aspects apart from environment. Author keywords: Job satisfaction, quality of life, Irish clerical officers, contract length, gender