Commitment in the Workplace

Theory, Research, and Application

by Meyer, John P.; Allen, Natalie J.;

Description
What is a committed employee? Are such employees better or worse off than uncommitted employees? What are the organizational advantages and disadvantages of having a committed workforce?

This book overviews academic and popular perspectives on commitment in employees. It examines the multiple faces of commitment and the links that have been established between the various forms of commitment and organizational behaviour. In addition, questions concerning individual differences, organizational characteristics, job characteristics and work experiences associated with commitment are explored. The volume concludes with a discussion of what organizations can do to manage commitment effectively, including under difficult circumst

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: January 1997
  • English
  • 9781452263205 / 0761901051
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 37.99 GBP
  • Pages: 160
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Readership: Professional and scholarly
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: John P. Meyer and Natalie J. Allen.
  • Series: Advanced Topics in Organizational Behavior
  • Series Part: 2
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001154387