Organizational Commitment Research Papers

Abstract

Objective

The commitment of employees is affected by several factors, including factors related to the organizational climate. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between organizational commitment of nurses and the organizational climate in hospital settings.

Methods

A cross-sectional study was conducted in 2014 at two teaching hospitals in Yazd, Iran. A total of 90 nurses in these hospitals participated. We used stratified random sampling of the nursing population. The required data were gathered using two valid questionnaires: Allen and Meyer's organizational commitment standard questionnaire and Halpin and Croft's Organizational Climate Description Questionnaire. Data analysis was done through SPSS 20 statistical software (IBM Corp., Armonk, NY, USA). We used descriptive statistics and Pearson's correlation coefficient for the data analysis.

Results

The findings indicated a positive and significant correlation between organizational commitment and organizational climate (r = 0.269, p = 0.01). There is also a significant positive relationship between avoidance of organizational climate and affective commitment (r = 0.208, p = 0.049) and between focus on production and normative and continuance commitment (r = 0.308, p = 0.003).

Conclusion

Improving the organizational climate could be a valuable strategy for improving organizational commitment.

Crime Behavior that involves employees of PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Surabaya Region happened few years back. In this bank occurred money embezzlement and fraud did by their employees. The aim of this research was to determine... more

Crime Behavior that involves employees of PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Surabaya Region happened few years back. In this bank occurred money embezzlement and fraud did by their employees. The aim of this research was to determine the relationship of job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and job involvement of permanent employee PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (PERSERO) Tbk Surabaya Region. This research uses questionnaire consisting three psychological scales, including job satisfaction scale by Munandar (2008), organizational commitment questionnaire, adaptation of Allen and Meyer (1990), and job involvement inventory, adapted from Uygur and Killic (2009). Subjects of this research consist of 100 permanent employees of Bank Rakyat Indonesia (PERSERO) Tbk Surabaya Region, which divided in to eight different branch offices. Sampling Technique of this research was total sampling method. The result showed that the job satisfaction has positive relationship with job involvement, with r = 0,370 with p < 0,01, organizational commitment has positive relationship with job involvement, with r = 0,586 with p < 0,01, and job satisfaction also has positive relationship with organizational commitment, with r = 0,506 with p < 0,01. Based on the research results, the company is recommended to review the remuneration and salary of employees, because employees of PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Surabaya Region was not quite satisfied with the salary received compared to their workloads.

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