Research Article
A Structural Model on the Role of Perceived Multi-Dimensional Social Support in Attitudinal Variables

Selcuk Demir


APA 6th edition
Demir, S. (2019). A Structural Model on the Role of Perceived Multi-Dimensional Social Support in Attitudinal Variables. European Journal of Educational Research, 8(2), 607-616. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.607

Harvard
Demir S. 2019 'A Structural Model on the Role of Perceived Multi-Dimensional Social Support in Attitudinal Variables', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 607-616. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.607

Chicago 16th edition
Demir, Selcuk . "A Structural Model on the Role of Perceived Multi-Dimensional Social Support in Attitudinal Variables". (2019)European Journal of Educational Research 8, no. 2(2019): 607-616. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.8.2.607

Abstract

This research employs survey-based correlational model. This study has been carried out to reveal the relationships among perceived multi-dimensional social support and satisfaction with life, job satisfaction and job stress. The research data were gathered from 355 teachers working at schools in Hatay city in 2018-2019 academic year. Data were achieved by “Perceived Multi-Dimensional Social Support Scale”, “Job Satisfaction”, “Job Stress” and “Satisfaction with Life”. The relationships between multi-dimensional social support and job satisfaction, job stress and satisfaction with life have been determined in the measurement model. Structural equation model shows that perceived social support has a positive impact on teachers’ job satisfaction and satisfaction with life, in reverse, a negative impact on teachers’ job stress. Besides this, perceived social support positively affects teachers’ satisfaction with life through the partial mediation effects of job satisfaction and job stress. It has been concluded in this study that increasing perceived social support is an effective strategy for increasing job and life satisfaction and decreasing stress of teachers.

Keywords: Perceived multi-dimensional social support, satisfaction with life, job satisfaction, job stress


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