Citations with the tag: ORGANIZATIONAL commitment

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  • Kuoni boss reassures agents it 'won't walk away like Virgin'.
     // Travel Weekly (UK); 2/11/2016, Issue 2308, p8 

    The article reports on the reassurance given by British managing director Derek Jones of tourism company Kuoni Travel regarding its commitment to the trade and that the company was not after world domination like Virgin Holidays.

  • Um estudo das relações entre conflito trabalhofamília, comprometimento organizacional e entrincheiramento organizacional.
    Aguiar, Carolina Villa Nova; Bastos, Antonio Virgílio Bittencourt; De Jesus, Eloah Santana; Lago, Luiza Nastar Achy // Revista Psicologia. Organizacoes e Trabalho; jul-set2014, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p283 

    The organizational commitment is one of the most studied attitudes at work, being a three-dimensional perspective, which considers commitment as consisting of three bases - affective, normative and continuance - the most adopted at the national and international scenes. Recently, the...

  • Evaluation of the Relationship between Organizational Commitment and the Teacher's Organizational Behavior in Iran Primary Schools.
    Rekabdarkolaei, Saeid Moradi // New Educational Review; 2011, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p96 

    The presented study examines the structure of organizational commitment in relation to the teacher's organizational behavior in Iranian primary schools. The data were gathered through a questionnaire returned by a sample of 225 teachers of primary schools in Mazandaran province. In the survey...

  • 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...

  • Loyalty to a Leader Is Overrated, Even Dangerous.
    Irwin, Julie // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles; 12/16/2014, p2 

    The author contends that loyalty to a leader, who turns out to be unethical and morally compromised, is overrated and even dangerous in organizational life and addresses the misconception about the link between demanding loyalty and possessing talent.

  • A Guide to Managing a Volunteer Workforce.
    McCannon, Joe; Han, Hahrie // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles; 3/2/2016, p2 

    The article discusses strategies for effective volunteer group management including acknowledging passion and commitment of members, providing opportunities that would improve competence of individuals, and the establishment of clear goals that need to be accomplished.

  • How to Get Over Your Inaction on Big Data.
    Simon, Phil // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles; 2/24/2014, p2 

    The article examines the factors that should be considered by businesses before deploying big data projects, including ensuring that the whole organization is committed to the task, investing in technological tools needed for the project and focusing on the consequences of not using big data.

  • You Can't Engage Employees by Copying How Other Companies Do It.
    Beer, Michael // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles; 11/17/2015, p2 

    The article discusses key principles for companies to encourage commitment from all of its employees, such as the chief executive officer (CEO) articulating a higher ambition purpose for the company and creating high individual and organizational standards of behavior and performance.

  • How Hard Do Company Founders Really Work?
    Firestone, Karen // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles; 12/17/2014, p2 

    The article discusses a survey of entrepreneurs in the health care, technology, social media, retail and financial services sectors on the extent of hard work of company founders, their commitment to their company, and ability to take personal time out of the office.

  • What New Team Leaders Should Do First.
    O'Hara, Carolyn // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles; 9/11/2014, p2 

    The article offers tips for new team leaders and managers on establishing group norms and goals and setting up their team for success, such as getting to know the team members, explaining the organizational vision to show commitment to the team, and setting the group goals as early as possible...

  • Marissa Mayer Was Right to Ask Executives to Commit to Staying at Yahoo.
    Hoffman, Reid; Casnocha, Ben; Yeh, Chris // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles; 11/11/2015, p2 

    The author offers observation on the decision of Yahoo Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Marissa Mayer to ask her top executives to make commitments to stay at the company and points out that Mayer's action will enable her to build stronger relationships.

  • Germany's Midsize Manufacturers Outperform Its Industrial Giants.
    Weber, Winfried W. // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles; 8/12/2016, p2 

    The article focuses on the success posed by midsize enterprises, also called Mittelstand, in Germany as compared to their corporate counterparts and mentions factors behind their success such as the commitment to customers, the goal of long-term value and their long-term employment relationships.

  • Impact of Islamic Work Ethics on employees’ behavior: Case of Kabul based organizations, Afghanistan.
    Khan, Kalimullah; bin Arshad, Mohd Anuar // Abasyn University Journal of Social Sciences; 2016, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p366 

    This study looks insights of the effects of Islamic work ethics on employees’ behavior in Kabul based organizations of Afghanistan. Organization behavior in this study is measured through Organization Justice, Job satisfaction, organization commitment and turnover Intentions. Two...

  • Effects of occupational commitment on corporate reputation: An empirical test for a hospital case in North Cyprus.
    Kurd, Pınar; Medeni, Tolga; Medeni, Tunç; Sağsan, Mustafa // International Journal of Organizational Leadership; 2017, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p17 

    The reputation of a corporation in its stakeholders' eye is a very important factor which opens the doors to be privileged and successful by creating awareness in a business environment where the competition is high. The most important stakeholders which influence reputation is employees who...

  • The impact of organizational culture on organizational performance: The mediating role of employee's organizational commitment.
    Nikpour, Amin // International Journal of Organizational Leadership; 2017, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p65 

    The purpose of the present study was to investigate the mediating role of employee's organizational commitment on the relationship between organizational culture and organizational performance. This study was descriptive and correlational research that was conducted through the survey method....

  • Bursting the Recession's Bubble.
    Wellins, Rich // Conference Board Review; May/Jun2008, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p48 

    The article reports on the issue of employee engagements to work. According to research that compares employee engagement around the globe, 21% of U.S. workers are highly engaged and 63% report moderate engagement. Only Brazil and Mexico post more highly engaged workers, while employee...

    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...

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