Make the job worth a commitment
- Safety commitment redefined. NELSON, EMMITT J. // Professional Safety;Dec98, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p41
Discusses some important aspects of employee commitment in the workplace. Definitions of commitment; Changes expectations to company culture; Concept of the zero injury performance.
- Job Characteristics and Job Attitudes: A Multivariate Study. Stone, Eugene F.; Porter, Lyman W. // Journal of Applied Psychology;Feb75, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p57
Attitude data were obtained from 556 employees in a western telephone company. Respondents held one of 16 "craft" jobs in the department selected for study. Multiple discriminant function analysis was performed using 16 groups formed on the basis of subjects' job titles. Variables used in this...
- Mehr Engagement im Job geplant. // Lebensmittel Zeitung;1/17/2014, Issue 3, p44
The article announces that a quarter of German employees plan to be more committed to their jobs in 2014 according to the study Karriereziele 2014.
- On assessing the construct validity of two multidimensional constructs: Occupational commitment and occupational entrenchment. Blau, Gary // Human Resource Management Review;Fall2001, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p279
Examines the construct validity of occupational commitment and occupational entrenchment. Suggestions for building stronger measures of the commitment and the entrenchment; Integration of occupational entrenchment in the continuance dimension of occupational commitment; Discussions on the...
- Connecting With Your Wingmen. Waldman, Rob // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;6/28/2010, Vol. 240 Issue 9, p33
In this article the author discusses the importance of appreciating ones work that leads to their commitment to get the job done despite the budget cuts, stresses of work and limited resources in the U.S.
- As a manager, are you engaging enough? BUTLER, KELLEY M. // Employee Benefit News;Jul2010, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p8
The author comments on the finding of a survey that while managers affect the job satisfaction and commitment of employees, as much as 33 percent of them are not held responsible for employee engagement in their organizations. The online poll was conducted by Right Management, which is the...
- Doing your best is key to becoming 'the best' Gitomer, Jeffrey // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/31/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p15
Focuses on the factors to be considered in order to be recognized as being "the best" in one's chosen field of career. Importance of hard work, dedication and practice; Step-by-step process of becoming best; Significance of being the best person in order to acquire the best job.
- Exploring the Distinctive Nature of Work Commitments: Their Relationships with Personal Characteristics, Job Performance, and Propensity to Leave. Bashaw, R. Edward; Grant, K. Stephen // Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management;Spring94, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p41
This study explores personal characteristics as antecedents to three types of work commitment: job, organizational, and career. Also, the relationships between these work commitments and key sales outcomes (performance and propensity to leave the organization) are assessed. We demonstrate the...
- A Re-examination of Organizational Commitment. Gilbert, Jacqueline A.; Ivancevich, John M. // Journal of Social Behavior & Personality;Sep99, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p385
Examines theoretical antecedents of commitment in two organization settings. Multiple regression results for a combined sample of 284 employees; Result showing that mentorship, powerlessness, and perceived ability to find a job elsewhere were negatively related to commitment; Rapidly changing...