• Megersa Wedajo Jimma university, College of business and economics, Department of management, Jimma
  • Belay Chekole College of Business and Economics, Jimma University, Jimma,


The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of organizational commitment and job satisfaction on attitudes of employees toward change initiatives in public universities in Ethiopia. Self-Administered questionnaires were prepared and distributed to 200 randomly selected teachers in selected universities via e-mail addresses. Correlation and Regression analysis was conducted to see the influences of the two variables. The results revealed that employees ` general attitudes towards change initiatives is influenced by Job satisfaction (p<0.05). However, it did not indicate the significant influence of employee’s commitment to their organization on attitudes of employees regarding change initiatives (p>0.05).


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