Citations with the tag: ORGANIZATIONAL commitment
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- Recent Sightings.
Metcalf, Bruce // Metalsmith; Spring1997, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p14
The author reflects on commitment towards work. He said that one thing that laborers get united, is their deep love for their work. He adds his experience that there is something that moves him to do things and he even recognize its persistence. Moreover, he says that the making of things and...
- The impact of cultural values on escalation of commitment.
Geiger, Scott W.; Robertson, Christopher J.; Irwin, John G. // International Journal of Organizational Analysis (1993 - 2002); Apr98, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p165
Explores from an international perspective the cultural values and their impact on the escalation of commitment process in an organization. How escalation situation occurs; Psychological traits that are related to escalation situation; Determinants of escalation behavior.
- ANTICIPATING CHANGE IN THE HIGHER CIVIL SERVICE: AFFECTIVE COMMITMENT, ORGANIZATIONAL IDEOLOGY, AND POLITICAL IDEOLOGY.
Maranto, Robert; Skelley, B. Douglas // Public Administration Quarterly; Fall2003, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p336
Although both academics and practitioners recognize that relationships exist between cultural predisposition and support for reform, few attempts have been made in the public sector to gauge them. This study applies the concepts affective commitment, organizational ideology. and political...
- An Examination of Behavioral Families of Organizational Withdrawal in Volunteer Workers and Paid Employees.
Laczo, Roxanne M.; Hanisch, Kathy A. // Human Resource Management Review; Winter99, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p453
The general behavioral families of job withdrawal and work withdrawal were examined in volunteer workers and paid employees working within the same organization. Volunteer workers exhibited lower levels of both job withdrawal and work withdrawal than paid employees, and only slightly higher...
- Structural Determinants of Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment in Turnover Models.
Gaertner, Stefan; Robinson, J. Mack // Human Resource Management Review; Winter99, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p479
Using Mete-Analytical Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), the relationships between structural determinants of job satisfaction and organizational commitment were investigated in the context of contemporary turnover models. Data for this study were obtained from nine empirical studies conducted...
- The Causal Order of Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment in Models of Employee Turnover.
Currivan, Douglas B. // Human Resource Management Review; Winter99, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p495
This study examines four possible models of the causal relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment in models of employee turnover: (1) satisfaction precedes commitment, (2) commitment precedes satisfaction, (3) satisfaction and commitment have a reciprocal relationship,...
- Relationships of Task Performance and Contextual Performance with Turnover, Job Satisfaction, and Affective Commitment.
Van Scotter, James R. // Human Resource Management Review; Spring2000, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p79
The effects of task performance and contextual performance on turnover, job satisfaction, and effective organizational commitment were examined for two samples of Air Force mechanics. Supervisor ratings of task performance and contextual performance were obtained in 1992 (N = 419) for one sample...
- Commitment before and after: An evaluation and reconceptualization of organizational commitment.
Cohen, Aaron // Human Resource Management Review; Sep2007, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p336
Abstract: A review of the organizational commitment literature has pointed out several advantages as well as some limitations of the approach advanced by Meyer and Allen (Meyer, P.J. and Allen, J.N. (1997). Commitment in the workplace: Theory, research, and application. Thousand Oaks, CA:...
- Nurse Managers as Transformational and Transactional Leaders.
McGuire, Elaine; Kennerly, Susan M. // Nursing Economic$; Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p179
The article examines the relation between the nurse manager's use of transformational and transactional leadership behaviors and the development of organizational commitment by registered nurses in the U.S. The authors collected data from the chief nursing officers of nonprofit hospitals. Based...
- How to Create a Board that Gets Things Done.
King, Corwin P. // Nonprofit World; Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p22
The article offers tips on how to create an effective board for nonprofit organization. It suggests that understanding board's functions is important in effectively choosing, recruiting, and motivating board members. It also proposes that board must be oriented on their obligations and must be...
- The Relationship Between Hospital Unit Culture and Nurses' Quality of Work Life.
Gifford, Blair D.; Zammuto, Raymond F.; Goodman, Eric A. // Journal of Healthcare Management; Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p13
Investigates the relationship between hospital unit culture and the quality of work life of nurses. Impact of unit organizational culture on the quality of work life factors of nurses; Correlation between human relations cultural values and organizational commitment; Importance of quality of...
- The Impact of Distributive and Procedural Justice on Social Service Workers.
Lambert, Eric G.; Cluse-Tolar, Terry; Pasupuleti, Sudershan; Hall, Daniel E.; Jenkins, Morris // Social Justice Research; Dec2005, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p411
The concepts of fairness and justice are embodied within the organizing principle of social justice. Although social justice is a primary focus of social work, social service workers are not always treated with fairness by their own employers. The results from a survey of 255 social service...
- Opportunities for leadership.
Radmacher, Dan // Masthead; Fall2009, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p6
The article discusses the importance of the members of the National Conference of Editorial Writers (NCEW) in achieving good leadership. It notes that the organization needs the example of those members who are trying new things and working through the same difficulties in getting things right....
- Stolen MOMENTS.
Eller, T. Suzanne // Today's Christian Woman;
Focuses on the importance of valuable moments of life and presents certain strategies for avoiding instances which steal such moments. Avoidance of over commitment towards job for securing precious family time; Reservation of a specific time each day to check electronic-mails; Misuse of time by...
- Social Exchange in Organizations: Perceived Organizational Support, Leader -- Member Exchange, and Employee Reciprocity.
Settoon, Randall P.; Bennett, Nathan; Liden, Robert C. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Jun96, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p219
Social exchange (P. Blau, 1964) and the norm of reciprocity (A. W. Gouldner, 1960) have been used to explain the relationship of perceived organizational Support and leader-member exchange with employee attitudes and behavior. Recent empirical research suggests that individuals engage in...
- Employee Attitude Surveys: Examining the Attitudes of Noncompliant Employees.
Regolberg, Steven G.; Luong, Alexandra; Sederburg, Matthew E.; Cristol, Dean S. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Apr2000, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p284
Employees (N = 194) from a wide variety of organizations participated in this study aimed at describing the attitudes of individuals who refuse to respond to an employee survey request (noncompliants). Noncompliants, in comparison with those individuals who would comply with the survey request,...
- Investigating Contingencies: An Examination of the Impact of Span of Supervision and Upward Controllingness on Leader-Member Exchange Using Traditional and Multivariate and Between-Entities Analysis.
Schriesheim, Chester A.; Castro, Stephanie L.; Yammarino, Francis J. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Oct2000, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p659
Using a sample of 150 bank employees, span of supervision and subordinate use of influence tactics were examined as moderators of relationships between leader-member exchange (LMX) and subordinate performance and organizational commitment. Raw score analyses indicate that moderators are present....
- Employee Perceptions Of Stakeholders Focus And Commitment To The Organization.
Bridges, Sheri; Harrison, J. Kline // Journal of Managerial Issues; Winter2003, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p498
Examines the impact of employees' perceptions of stakeholder focus on their commitment to the organization. Information on organizational commitment; Research method; Results and discussion.
- Perceived Organizational Family Support: A Longitudinal and Multilevel Analysis.
Thompson, Cynthia A.; Jahn, Eileen White; Kopelman, Richard E.; Prottas, David J. // Journal of Managerial Issues; Winter2004, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p545
This study investigated relationships between perceptions of organizational and supervisory family support and organizational commitment, work-family conflict, and job search behavior. As research to date has largely been based on individual-level data collected at one point in time, we examined...
- Employee Loyalty as Adherence to Shared Moral Values.
Coughlan, Richard // Journal of Managerial Issues; Spring2005, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p43
Offers a look at employee loyalty as adherence to shared moral values. Conceptualizations of loyalty; Distinction between loyalty and commitment; Factors affecting the development of loyalty.
- Testing a Multidimensional Theory of Person-Environment Fit.
Edwards, Julian A.; Billsberry, Jon // Journal of Managerial Issues; Winter2010, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p476
The current study examines the validity of a multidimensional Person- Environment (PE) fit model proposed by Jansen and Kristof-Brown (2006). The overall aim of the paper is to test the model's factor structure and influences upon outcome measures. A panel of organizational employees from a wide...
- THE MODERATION EFFECT OF HR STRENGTH ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMPLOYEE COMMITMENT AND JOB PERFORMANCE.
Shyh-Jer Chen; Pei-Fen Lin; Chia-Mei Lu; Chiung-Wen Tsao // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 2007, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p1121
In this study a hierarchical linear model was employed to identify the specific relationships between employee affective commitment, employee perceptions of HR practices and job performance, and the moderating effect of HR strength was examined, using the extent to which employers and employees...
- Embrace One Problem After Another.
Adizes, Ichak // Industrial Management; Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p18
Discusses the various organizational problems and leadership issues in relation to the stages of an organizational life cycle. Analysis of organizational commitment and risk during the courtship or startup stage; Importance of selling to infant organizations; Management problems during the...
- ALL THINGS EQUAL.
Nielsen, Don // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; Aug2003, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p78
States that the commitment given by medical professionals with medical advances should be the same with patient safety. Excuses and reasons why strides in preventing harm to patients trail over medical progress; Suggestions to ensure patient safety; Information on the award given by the...
- Several Qualities Make For Effective Leaders.
Gitomer, Jeffrey // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 8/9/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 33, p21
Discusses the qualities of effective leaders. Significance of leadership to the challenges faced by entrepreneurial ventures; Factors to be considered by a follower who wants to be a leader; Attitude of an effective leader; Importance of commitment to the qualities of a leader; Factors which...
- Commitment Is Too Easy!
Salancik, Gerald R. // Organizational Dynamics; Summer77, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p62
This article focuses on the importance of commitment in an organization. Commitment is a state of being in which an individual becomes bound by his actions and through these actions to beliefs that sustain the activities and his own involvement. In organizations, commitment takes many forms,...
- Effects of Internal Marketing on Nurse Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment: Example of Medical Centers in Southern Taiwan.
Ching-Sheng Chang; Hsin-Hsin Chang // Journal of Nursing Research (Taiwan Nurses Association); Dec2007, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p265
As nurses typically represent the largest percentage of employees at medical centers, their role in medical care is exceptionally important and becoming more so over time. The quality and functions of nurses impact greatly on medical care quality. The concept of internal marketing, with origins...
- Born One or Not--Become a Leader.
Gitomer, Jeffrey // njbiz; 8/16/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 33, p17
Offers advice for sales people on being an effective leader. Questions on leadership; Significance of maintaining a positive attitude; Importance of communication; Definition of commitment; Qualities of an effective leader.
- Make engagement personal.
Nicholson, Natasha // Communication World; Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p2
The author presents her views on employee engagement and its role in enhancing productivity. She cites Jim Shaffer's assessment of employee engagement based on the level of commitment to the organization. She believes that people will work when they believe in what they are doing and will work...
- Got Board Problems? Call Mr. Fix-it.
Robinson, Andy // Contributions; Sep2010, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p6
The article offers suggestions on addressing problems related to attendance and commitment among board members of nonprofit organizations. A focused agenda, holding fewer meetings and scheduling them several months in advance are some steps that can be taken by organizations in order to improve...
- How do Cultural Types Affect Work-Related Attitudes? The Mediating Role of Perceived Organisational Support.
Foley, Sharon; Ngo Hang-yue; Loi, Raymond // International Journal of Employment Studies; Oct2006, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p37
This study uses the horizontal and vertical distinction within individualism and collectivism (i.e., four cultural types) as a theoretical framework to predict differences in organisational commitment and job satisfaction. Five hundred and fourteen solicitors working in law firms in Hong Kong...
- Draw Out the Leader in Employees.
Wirtz, Barbara // Credit Union Executive Newsletter; 1/12/2004, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p4
Focuses on the encouragement for self-directed leadership in employees. Role of self-directed leadership in credit union's succession planning; Characterization of self-directed leadership; Integration of individual work with organizational priorities.
- Employee Loyalty Not Always Rewarded.
Wirtz, Barbara // USA Today Magazine; Dec2003, Vol. 132 Issue 2703, p12
Focuses on employee loyalty and corporate downsizing issues in the U.S. as of December 2003. Reason why loyal employees are more vulnerable to job cutting; Benefits of staying with a single company for a prolonged period.
- Understanding Your Standing: Multiple Indicators of Status and Their Influence on Employee Attachment.
Swider, Brian W; Zimmerman, Ryan D; Boswell, Wendy R; Hinrichs, Andy T // Corporate Reputation Review; Fall2011, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p159
We investigate the joint effects of employees' perceptions of their organization's reputation (or status) and their own status within the organization (ie, autonomy and impact) on their commitment to the organization and job search behavior. Results of a field study of managers show that for...
- Meaningful Work.
Chalofsky, Neal // T+D; Dec2003, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p52
The article focuses on classic theories and new studies on why people need meaningful work and implications for organizations. Subsequent articles will discuss meaningful learning and humane workplaces. Most people have been led to believe that companies are in business expressly to make a...
- Product in focus: LONG SERVICE AWARDS.
Lovewell, Debbie // Employee Benefits; Aug2007, p60
The article discusses the changes of long service awards scheme that are designed to recognize the loyalty and service of employees. It is stated that the awards have often taken in the form of goldwatch or a carriage clock presented to employees after 25 years of service. However, due to the...
- PERENNIAL PHILOSOPHY.
Casserley, Tim; Critchley, Bill // People Management; 8/12/2010, p20
The article discusses the need for Great Britain to develop business leaders who can manage their own sustainability before building the sustainability of the country's financial system. The characteristics of sustainable leadership are described, such as its concern with human sustainability as...
- in pursuit of loyal employees.
Gunderson, Cory Gideon // Supervision; Aug2003, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p5
Discusses the significance of company loyalty to employers. Motivating factors behind a question about loyalty during an interview; Nature of the relationship between employees and employers; Advice on determining the loyalty of job candidates during interviews.
- Putting Social Responsibility Into Practice.
Mosgaller, Tom // Journal for Quality & Participation; Jan2012, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p39
The article tackles several aspects of performance which are essential for putting social responsibility into practice. It emphasizes the need for people working in an organization espousing the value of social responsibility to know why social responsibility is worthy of the organization's...
- Hit the right note.
Philpott, John // People Management; 9/25/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p22
Presents the views of John Philpott, chief economist at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, on the human resource profession in Great Britain. Significance of voluntary commitment among employees; Role of senior management to achieve high-performance; Factors that are...
- ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS.
Luxmi // Management Dynamics; Jun2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p050
This study was designed to compare organizational commitment of the employees in public and private sector organizations in food processing industry, to make out the association between subscales of organizational commitment, to compare these dimensions of organizational commitment vis-a-vis...
- GESTï¿½O DA MUDANï¿½A: UMA ALTERNATIVA PARA A AVALIAï¿½ï¿½O DO IMPACTO DA MUDANï¿½A ORGANIZACIONAL.
e Borges, Renata Sim�es Guimar�es; Marques, Ant�nio Luiz // Revista de Administraï¿½ï¿½o FACES Journal; Jan-Mar2011, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p95
The necessity to evaluate how the restructuration procedures affect the organizational integrity and the nature of the relationships inside the organizations motivated this study. The objective of this research is to develop an evaluation methodology of the organizational change outcomes based...
- active vs. passive job seeking.
e Borges, Renata Sim�es Guimar�es; Marques, Ant�nio Luiz // Human Resources Magazine; Jun/Jul2008, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p32
The article presents the results of research on job seeker behaviour which found that employee loyalty is a fading virtue. The research found that 56% of all employees surveyed are either actively or passively looking for work. It also revealed that 38% of Australian employees are passively...
- Open minded.
Purcell, John; Kinnie, Nick; Hutchinson, Sue // People Management; 5/15/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p30
Reveals how effective human resource management creates a competitive advantage to industries and organizations. Human resource policies that are influential in helping generate organizational commitment; Importance of ensuring the proper implementation of human resource policies; Attributes...
- Differences in Occupational Commitment amongst Scientists in Indian Defence, Academic, and Commercial R&D Organizations.
Goswami, Sanghamitra; Mathew, Mary; Chadha, N. K. // Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers; Oct-Dec2007, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p13
Occupational commitment is referred to as the psychological link between an individual and his occupation that is based on an affective reaction to that occupation. Thus a person with higher occupational commitment strongly identifies and has positive feelings towards his occupation. It has been...
- Learned drivers.
Sloman, Martyn // People Management; 9/2/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 17, p36
Focuses on how employers can get their staff to commit as the shift from training to learning gains momentum in Great Britain. Factors that influence the shift; Conditions that organizations need to meet in order to build a growth medium; Use of technology to help employees and their managers...
- Enhancing Organization's Performance Through Effective Vision and Mission.
Akpoyomare Oghojafor, Ben E.; Olayemi, Olufemi O.; Okonji, Patrick S.; Okolie, James U. // Chinese Business Review; Nov2011, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p1071
Organizations, no matter their kinds, are established to serve specific societal needs. The success of an organization depends on its ability to direct the energies of its members in effectively serving these needs. The primary motive for the existence of any organization is often expressed in...
- POLICE RECRUITS' TRAINING AND THE SOCIALISATION PROCESS: FROM THE NETWORK PERSPECTIVE.
Sato, Miki // Police Journal; Dec2003, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p289
Explores the recruit-friendly training method employing organizational network theory to improve socialization problems. Benefit of developing information networks and friendship networks; Increase in the organizational commitment; Implication for socialization problems in police recruits.
- A Longitudinal Study of the Development of Organizational Commitment Amongst Volunteer Sport Administrators.
Cuskelly, Graham; McIntyre, Norman; Boag, Alistar // Journal of Sport Management; Jul1998, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p181
The commitment of volunteers is critical to the effective organization and delivery of community-based sport. This paper examined the development of organizational commitment amongst volunteers in relation to several organizational factors and personal characteristics Using data from a 3-wave...
- Knowledge management: essential, not optional.
Cowell, Roger // Nursing Management - UK; Oct2006, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p10
This article explores the use of knowledge management in the health care setting. Knowledge management need not be complicated or expensive, but it is essential. Knowledge managers cannot be effective however unless staff are committed to knowledge sharing, so staff commitment should be ensured...