Management Theory and Studies for Rural Business and Infrastructure Development, Volume 29

Peculiarity of an employee’s organizational commitment assessment

Žaneta Kavaliauskienė

Abstract

In general an employee’s commitment to the organization is perceived as force binding an individual with some particular tasks in a particular organization and appearing through the different forms and dimensions, revealing various reasons that motivate people, provide meaning to their lives and enhance to make a move or to continue it. However, any decision about an individual could not be taken for diagnostics, as a diagnostic decision must be reasoned scientifically by applying of reliable and valid instruments. Scientific problem statement – not systematized instruments for assessment of an employee’s organizational commitment. The objective of the research – systematize the most widely used instruments for assessment of an employee’s organizational commitment in the aspect of their structural particularity evolution. The scientific research techniques: to verify the research there were used general methods of scientific research, such as scientific literature analysis and synthesis. In this theoretically based article systematized the most popular valid and reliable instruments for assessment of an employee’s organizational commitment, applied arbitrarily according to the supported conceptualization of the construct. Thus the problems of new instruments constructing and special research to support them are avoided, however diagnostic interventions to impove status of organizations in the aspect of committed manpower are still retained.

JEL codes: M 100, M 120.

Keyword(s): affective commitment, an employee’s organizational commitment, normative commitment, reliability, continuance commitment, validity.


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Management Theory and Studies for Rural Business and Infrastructure Development eISSN 2345-0355

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