Citations with the tag: ORGANIZATIONAL commitment

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  • 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...

  • Indo-US trend in AMS Semiconductor Design Services.
    Patel, Ash // Siliconindia; Jul2010, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p42 

    The article focuses on the trends in AMS semiconductor design service companies in India and the U.S. It states that to be successful in AMS design services, engineers are required to have a high level of commitment and professional training. It says that engineers at AMS companies provide...

  • 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...

  • Job Involvement and Organizational Commitment as Longitudinal Predictors of Job Performance: A Study of Scientists and Engineers.
    Keller, Robert T. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Aug97, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p539 

    A study of 532 scientists and engineers from 4 industrial research and development organizations showed that as hypothesized, the scientist-engineer distinction had a moderating effect on the relationships between job involvement and 1-year-later job-performance ratings and on counts of patents...

  • 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....

  • Why can't you achieve the goals you set?
    Gitomer, Jeffrey // Inside Tucson Business; 8/28/2006, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p15 

    The article focuses on the importance of setting goals among individuals and business enterprise in Tucson, Arizona. The author cites that establishing goals such as sales goals, sales plan and sales quotas is driven by intentions of an individual. He mentions that categorizing goals into...

  • 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...

    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...

    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...

  • The Moderating Influence of Procedural Fairness on the Relationship Between Work-Life Conflict and Organizational Commitment.
    Siegel, Phyllis A.; Post, Corinne; Brockner, Joel; Fishman, Ariel Y.; Garden, Charlee // Journal of Applied Psychology; Jan2005, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p13 

    To help employees belier manage work-life conflict, organizations have introduced various initiatives, which have met with mixed results. The present studies examined the utility of a procedurally based approach to understanding employees' reactions to work-life conflict. The authors examined...

  • 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...

    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...

    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 Sim�es Guimar�es; Marques, Ant�nio Luiz // Revista de Administra��o 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...

  • Management Responsibility Enables Success.
    Gagliardi, John // Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology; May/Jun2006, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p222 

    The article discusses factors that contribute to the effectiveness of the quality management system (QMS) of a company. Commitment from all levels of the firm is important. The QMS must be executed in accordance with the business strategy. Planning quality objectives contributes is also...

    Naumann, Stefanie E.; Bennett, Nathan; Bies, Robert J.; Martin, Christopher L. // International Journal of Conflict Management; Oct98, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p356 

    Research on layoff victims reports that interactional justice judgments influence important work-related attitudes, such as organizational commitment. In this paper, we build on this emerging literature through an examination of the role that both interactional justice and organizational support...

  • 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...

    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...

  • Predicting success in joint venture organisations in information technology.
    Cartwright, Susan; Cooper, Cary L. // Journal of General Management; Autumn89, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p39 

    Compares the performances of joint venture organizations in information technology in relation with their corporate culture in Great Britain. Relation between organizational performance and the cultural compatibility of the partnering organizations; Impact of corporate culture on the...

  • 10 techniques to accomplish your goals.
    Crandall, Rick // Executive Edge Newsletter; Dec96, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p11 

    Presents guidelines that can help managers get new marketing projects completed and accomplish their goals. Role of support or mastermind groups; Need for public commitment toward goals; Requirement for developing paper infrastructure.

    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...

    Stephens, Robert D.; Dawley, David D.; Stephens, David B. // Organizational Analysis; 2004, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p395 

    This article develops a model of antecedents of organizational commitment for members of nonprofit organization boards of directors based on a unification of past research in both organizational commitment and corporate governance. The model is tested using a structural equations model (SEM)...

    Stephens, Robert D.; Dawley, David D.; Stephens, David B. // Community Care; 8/25/2005, Issue 1587, p47 

    This article presents advice on giving appraisals in social services. The appraisal involves ensuring someone is working to their best ability. It is a two-way process between a manager and their member of staff and is the best chance to deal with any issues. Appraisal should leave the employee...

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