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Commitment in the Workplace
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Commitment in the Workplace
Theory, Research, and Application



© 1997 | 160 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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 circumstances such as merger/acquisition, downsizing and relocation.

 
Introduction
 
The Meaning of Commitment
 
The Consequences of Organizational Commitment
 
The Development of Organizational Commitment
 
Managing for Commitment
 
Multiple Commitments in the Workplace
 
A Look Back and a Look Ahead

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ISBN: 9780761901051

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