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Mohammed A. Karem
Yazen N. Mahmood
Alaa S. Jameel
Abd Rahman Ahmad


Job performance, Job satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, Nurse, Affective Commitment


The purpose: The purpose of this study was to find the impact of organizational commitment and Job satisfaction on nurses’ job performance.

Methodology: The study conducted at the hospital of Ibn al-Athir and employed a quantitative method by structured questionnaires to collect the data. 200 questionnaires were distributed randomly and only 108 valid surveys likewise; the valid questionnaires have been analyzed by SPSS to exam the impact of organizational commitment and job satisfaction on job performance.

Findings: the results indicated there is a positive and significant impact of Job satisfaction on nurses' performance. However, the three components of organizational commitment, Affective Commitment, Continuance Commitment, and Normative Commitment have a positive and significant impact on nurse's performance. The findings of this research indicate that employees ' job satisfaction and organizational commitment components play a critical role in nurses' performance.

Implications: of this study to enrich the body of literature in the context of Iraq, which is suffering from a lack of studies related to nurses' performance.

Novelty: the study provided useful and valuable recommendations to hospitals to increase nurse performance in the context of Iraq.


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