Citations with the tag: ORGANIZATIONAL commitment

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  • Major Plastics' CEO kept working through cancer.
    Bregar, Bill // Plastics News; 10/6/2014, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p0018 

    The article discusses injection molding business Majors Plastics' Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Timothy McConnell's work commitment after the company developed into Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and throughout his cancer, as stated by company President Mark Swanson.

  • VES And eDIT Connect For Int'l. Reach.
    Giardina, Carolyn // SHOOT; 10/10/2003, Vol. 44 Issue 35, p1 

    A Frankfurt, Germany-based nonprofit organization eDIT and the Visual Effects Society (VES), headquartered in Santa Monica, California, are poised to strengthen their working relationship and grow their reach in the international community following their co-production, eDIT/VES 2003: The...

    TARCAN, Gamze Y.; HÍKMET, Neşet; TARCAN, Menderes; TOP, Mehmet // Proceedings for the Northeast Region Decision Sciences Institute; 2013, p1030 

    The purpose of this study were to gain a better understanding of the predictability of organizational commitment based on job satisfaction, transformational leadership and organizational trust in for public servants and private firms' employees (outsourcing) two Turkish hospitals. 549 public...

  • Gender differences in the work commitment of Chinese workers: An investigation of two alternative explanations.
    Peng, Kelly Z.; Ngo, Hang-Yue; Shi, Junqi; Wong, Chi-Sum // Journal of World Business; Jul2009, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p323 

    Abstract: This study explores the differences in work commitment between Chinese male and female employees. We develop a model that specifies the major antecedents of job and organizational commitment in the Chinese workplace. We then examine whether the gender differences can be attributed to...

    Peng, Kelly Z.; Ngo, Hang-Yue; Shi, Junqi; Wong, Chi-Sum // ColoradoBiz; Jan2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p20 

    The article offers information on the 2011 Colorado Business Hall of Fame which will award the state's business leaders who have done remarkable contributions on January 27, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. Honorees of the event include Charlie Gallagher,...

    Ryckman, Lisa // ColoradoBiz; Jan2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p22 

    The article profiles chief executive officer (CEO) of Gallagher Enterprises LLC Charlie Gallagher who was one of the honorees of the 2011 Colorado Business Hall of Fame. It focuses on Gallagher's successful business career along with his various accomplishments. It also notes his various...

  • Mortgage fraud wave requires strict regimen to resist.
    Sandier, Andrew L.; Raman, Anand S.; Mitchell, Andrea K. // ABA Banking Journal; Jun2006, Vol. 98 Issue 6, p52 

    No abstract available.

  • Implementing 'Work Effectiveness' to Meet Insureds' Objectives.
    Uzzi, John A. // Insurance Advocate; 1/29/2007, Vol. 118 Issue 3, p23 

    The article shares the author's insights on the implementation of work effectives in insurance industry. He notes that the goal of every CEO and executives is to meet the insured's objectives on an ongoing basis. He asserts that by accomplishing the objectives, it can continually attract new...

  • Organizational Commitment and Employee's Innovative Behavior.
    Jafri, Mohd. Hassan // Journal of Management Research (09725814); Apr2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p62 

    Commitment has been the area of interest among academic researchers and practitioners because it is believed to have an effect on organizational performance. There are plethora of studies examining and evaluating the antecedents and correlates of employees' commitment, but little efforts have...

  • Smile. You're at work.
    Lauer, Charles S. // Modern Healthcare; 6/7/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 23, p30 

    Stresses the significance of having the right attitude to being successful. Component of the right attitude; Advantage of seeking advice; Importance of loyalty.

  • The Effects of Job Satisfaction On Organizational Commitment Among Turkish Health Care Staff An Empirical Study.
    Eker, Melek; Eker, Semih; Pala, Fikri // Journal of Academic Studies; feb-apr2008, Vol. 10 Issue 36, p46 

    No abstract available.

  • Ethical Climate, Organization Commitment, and Indebtedness Among Purchasing Executives.
    Kelley, Scott W.; Dorsch, Michael J. // Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management; Fall91, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p55 

    The common sales practice of providing gifts to purchasing executives often results in feelings of indebtedness on the part of the purchasing executive. This research utilizes a symbolic interactionist perspective in considering the relationships among the ethical climate of the purchasing...

  • Comparisons of Salespeople in Multilevel vs. Single Level Direct Selling Organizations.
    Brodie, Stewart; Stanworth, John; Wotruba, Thomas R. // Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management; Spring2002, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p67 

    This study is the first to explore the differences in demographic, behavioral, and attitudinal characteristics of direct selling salespersons in multilevel (ML) versus single-level (SL) types of direct selling organizations. A study with 469 ML and 204 SL direct salespersons in the UK showed...

    Valentine, Sean; Barnett, Tim // Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management; Fall2003, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p359 

    This study examines the relationships among ethics code awareness, perceived corporate ethical values, and organizational commitment. Three key findings emerged. First, those aware of the existence of an ethics code in their organizations perceived their organizations as having more ethical...

  • Flying in Formation: The Organizational Commitment of Training and Development.
    Brennan, Michael // Chief Learning Officer; Mar2004, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p50 

    The article discusses the efforts made by organizations around the world to maximize the productivity of their employees in the face of competitive, legislative and socioeconomic changes. Need for organizational commitment; Effective performance management through assessment of employees'...

    Nasurdin, Aizzat Mohd. // Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business; Jan-Apr2005, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1 

    The purpose of this paper is to determine the influence of the noninstrumental component of procedural justice on organizational commitment and whether this relationship is moderated by age. Regression analysis on a sample of 161 employees revealed that noninstrumental procedural justice had a...

  • 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.

  • 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:...

  • 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...

  • Stolen MOMENTS.
    Eller, T. Suzanne // Today's Christian Woman; Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p56 

    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...

  • 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 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.

    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...

    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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    e Borges, Renata Simões Guimarães; Marques, Antônio Luiz // Revista de Administração 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...

  • 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...

    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...

    Witt, L. A.; Treadway, Darren C.; Ferris, Gerald R. // Organizational Analysis; 2004, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p39 

    We examined the moderating role of age on the politics perceptions--organizational commitment relationship. Confirmatory factor analyses of data collected from 633 office employees of a private sector organization indicated that the scales measuring politics and commitment reflected unique...

  • The Profile of Board Membership in Israeli Voluntary Organizations.
    Iecovich, Esther // Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary & Nonprofit Organiz; Jun2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p161 

    This study of 161 nonprofit organizations in Israel was aimed at exploring the composition of boards, the methods employed to recruit new board members, and the selection criteria of board members. The results suggest that boards tend to be closed, elitist circles. Most organizations use mainly...

  • Compromiso e inteligencia emocional en mediadores del Poder Judicial de Oaxaca, M�xico.
    Ferrer, Carmen Mar�a Salvador; Garc�a-L�pez, Eric // Diversitas (17949998); 2010, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p375 

    This work is a descriptive traverse study that deposits the interest in knowing the paper that you/they carry out the organizational commitment and the emotional intelligence in the work of the Mexican mediators. For such a purpose, a sample of 38 mediators of the Judicial Power of Oaxaca is...

  • Job Opportunity, Organizational Commitment and Turnover Intention.
    QI Yong-Tao // China-USA Business Review; Feb2007, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p62 

    This paper explores the turnover intention and its determinants in terms of job opportunity and organizational commitments etc.. Using a sample of 196 respondents from self-report questionnaires which were randomly selected among workers in one firm, the hypotheses were tested. Job opportunity...

    Nasina, Mat Desa; Pin, Doris, Koh Pin // Journal of Global Management; Jul2011, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p216 

    The paper aims to study the impact of four dimensions of workplace spirituality (the team's sense of community, alignment between organizational and individual values, sense of contribution to the society and enjoyment at work) on affective commitment. Specifically, we predicted the positive...

  • Toward a theory of spiritual leadership
    Fry, Louis W. // Leadership Quarterly; Dec2003, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p693 

    A causal theory of spiritual leadership is developed within an intrinsic motivation model that incorporates vision, hope/faith, and altruistic love, theories of workplace spirituality, and spiritual survival. The purpose of spiritual leadership is to create vision and value congruence across the...

  • Occupational stress, organisational commitment, and ill-health of educators in the North West Province.
    Jackson, Leon; Rothmann, Sebastiaan // South African Journal of Education; Feb2006, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p75 

    The objectives were to analyse the occupational stress of educators, to determine the differences between occupational stress and strain of educators in different biographical groups, and to assess the relationship between occupational stress, organisational commitment and ill-health. A...

    Koç, Hakan // Electronic Journal of Social Sciences; 2009, Vol. 8 Issue 28, p200 

    Organizational commitment can be defined as internalization towards the organization, identification, and adopting the organizational objectives as well as the desire to be a member of the organization and the extent to sacrifice. The level of intensity of commitment to organization paves the...

  • Turnover Intentions: Perspectives of IT Professionals in Kerala.
    George, A. P.; Alex, N. Joji // IUP Journal of Organizational Behavior; Jan2011, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p18 

    The study attempts to understand the importance of Internal Career Anchors (ICA) and External Career Opportunities (ECO) when determining employee Intention to Quit (turnover intentions) (ITQ) from an organization. The respondents were Information Technology (IT) professionals working in the...

  • L'implication organisationnelle et la satisfaction au travail sont-ils des concepts pertinents pour les experts-comptables stagiaires?
    Dit Hauret, Christian Prat // Comptabilité Contrôle Audit; May2006, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p125 

    The topic of the research was studying the pertinence of organizational commitment and job satisfaction concepts in the context of accounting firms. The empirical analysis permits to validate partly two scales about organizational commitment (Allen et Meyer, 1990) and about job satisfaction...

    Weeks, William A.; Loe, Terry W.; Chonko, Lawrence B.; Martinez, Carlos Ruy; Wakefield, Kirk // Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management; Spring2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p205 

    The article determines the effects of cognitive moral development and the impact of perceived organizational ethical climate on sales personnel. The study analyzes research from samples in Mexico and the United States, and finds a consistency in the relationship between ethical climate and...

  • A Message from the JTRF General Editor.
    Babcock, Michael W. // Transportation Quarterly; Spring2003, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p81 

    The article discusses highway transport, urban mass-transit, freight rail technology changes, and implication of heavy axle load rail cars for rural rail branchline viability. In "Organizational Commitment Among Public Transit Employees: An Assessment Study," Kofi Obeng and Isaiah Ugboro examine...

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