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Academic Journal of Business & Management, 2024, 6(3); doi: 10.25236/AJBM.2024.060317.

Research on the Influence Mechanism of Job Insecurity on Employee Well-being: A Moderated Mediation Model


Xing Changlu1, Shen Yuequan2

Corresponding Author:
Shen Yuequan

1Human Resources Department, Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, Nanjing, China

2China Zhenhua Group Cloud Technology Electronics Co., Ltd., Guiyang, China


In China, under the influence of the fierce competition environment, employees are increasingly aware of the sense of job insecurity, and they are worried and nervous about the continuity of work. Such feelings will affect the work and life of employees and have a close connection with their well-being. This paper will take job insecurity as the independent variable, social identity as the mediating effect, and organizational commitment as the moderating effect, to explore the impact of job insecurity on employee well-being. The results showed that job insecurity had a significant negative impact on employee well-being, and social identity played a mediating role between them. Organizational commitment moderated the indirect effect of job insecurity on employee well-being through social identity. The findings of this study are conducive to further understanding the mediating mechanism and boundary conditions of employee well-being, and enlightening organizations to take appropriate measures to improve employee well-being.


Job insecurity; Employee well-being; Social identity; Organizational commitment

Cite This Paper

Xing Changlu, Shen Yuequan. Research on the Influence Mechanism of Job Insecurity on Employee Well-being: A Moderated Mediation Model. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2024) Vol. 6, Issue 3: 137-143. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.2024.060317.


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