The theory and measurement of work commitment by Paula C. Morrow

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  • Work ethic -- Evaluation.,
  • Commitment (Psychology) -- Evaluation.,
  • Loyalty -- Evaluation.,
  • Employees -- Attitudes -- Evaluation.,
  • Organizational commitment -- Evaluation.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-188) and indexes.

Book details

Statementby Paula C. Morrow.
SeriesMonographs in organizational behavior and industrial relations ;, v. 15
LC ClassificationsHD4905 .M67 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 202 p. :
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1393741M
ISBN 101559385723
LC Control Number93000920

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PORTER University of California at Irvine This paper summarizes a stream of research aimed at developing and validating a measure of employee commitment to work organizations. The affective commitment scale is designed to measure the employee’s comfortable feeling in their relationship with the work role and the organization.

The normative commitment scale is designed to measure feelings of obligation by employees to remain with an organization. The Theory and Measure-ment of Work Commitment Greenwich, CT JAI Press Randall, D.

M., and J. Cote "Interrelationships of work commitment constructs "Work and Occupations, 18 Negotiations and Change: From the Workplace to Society. Thomas A. Kochan and David B. Lipsky, eds. Ithaca, NY: Cor-nell University Press, pp.

Keywords: Organizational commitment,role ambiguity, job control, job insecurity, career advancement, performance appraisal, and positive team experience have been claimed significantly affecting organizational commitment, locus of control, age and tenure in organization, task self-efficacy, culture, job satisfaction, and employee engagement.

John Meyer and Natalie Allen developed their Three Component Model of Commitment and published it in the "Human Resource Management Review." The model explains that commitment to an organization is a psychological state, and that it has three distinct components that affect how employees feel about the organization that they work for.

– This study attempts to analyze the structure of work commitment by delineating and classifying the content areas that constitute the conceptual space of the work commitment domain., – Building on the work commitment literature, the present study considers the identified forms of work commitment, but goes beyond these forms to explore a basic conceptual structure of the domain., –.


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Embedded: The change is the way work is done – the new status quo. Internalisation: Individuals make the change their own and create innovative ways to use and improve.

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The construct of work commitment: Testing an integrative framework. Self-determination theory and work motivation. The measurement of work engagement with a short questionnaire: A cross-national study.

Educational and Psychological Measurement, 66, It is proposed that intrinsic value and fulfillment are two critical characteristics of activities that enhance positivity and contribution to the quality of life. The authors explore intrinsic value and fulfillment in three major domains of life: work, leisure, and the domain of food and eating.

They discuss the domain of work first, and analyze callings in terms of both the intrinsic value. The results of path analysis (LISREL VIII) showed a better fit to the data of the Randall and Cote model. The article concludes with implications regarding the continuing assessment of Morrow's conceptualization to establish an acceptable definition and measurement of universal forms of work commitment.

The main objective of the present study was to examine the relationship between work values and commitment. Suggests at the first stage a systematic definition of the work values domain based on two content facets: modality of outcome and system‐performance contingency.

Based on this definitional framework, the 24‐item Work Values Questionnaire, constructed by Elizur and his colleagues in. In the fields of Organizational Behavior and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, organizational commitment is, in a general sense, the employee's psychological attachment to the organization and the organizational can be contrasted with other work-related attitudes, such as job satisfaction, defined as an employee's feelings about their job, and organizational identification.Engagement is the extent of employees' commitment, work effort, and desire to stay in an organ-ization.

Dell Inc. Engagement: To compete today, companies need to win over the MINDS (rational. This edited compilation provides a comprehensive summary of commitment research and leading-edge thinking on the meaning and relevance of commitment, different commitment targets, efforts to build and maintain commitments, methodological and measurement issues, and future directions for theory and research.

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