Category: Organizational Commitment

Organization-based self-esteem: – It’s good for me AND the bottom line.

Topic: Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, Performance
Publication: Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology (September, 2010)
Article: A meta-analysis of the predictors and consequences of organization-based self esteem.
Authors: Bowling, N. A., Eschleman, K. J., Wang, Q., Kirkendall, C.,& Alarcon, G.
Reviewed by: Charleen Maher

Supervisors who Characterize their Organization can Increase Employee Commitment

Topic: Job Attitudes, Turnover, Leadership, Organizational Commitment
Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology 95(6)
Article: Leader-member exchange and affective organizational commitment: The contribution of supervisor’s organizational embodiment
Authors: R. Eisenberger, F. Stinglhamber, T. Becker, G. Karagonlar, P. Neves, G. Gonzalez-Morales, and M. Steiger-Mueller
Reviewed By: Bobby Bullock

Cheated Employees: Less Organizational Commitment and Less Creativity

Topic: Fairness, Organizational Commitment, Creativity
Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (July, 2010)
Article: Psychological Contract Breaches, Organizational Commitment, and Innovation-Related Behaviors: A Latent Growth Modeling Approach
Authors: T.W.H. Ng, D.C. Feldman, S.S.K. Lam
Reviewed By: Ben Sher

Who Wouldn’t Take the Money and Run?

Topic: Compensation, Culture, Organizational Commitment Article: When do committed employees retire?  The effects of organizational commitment on retirement plans under a defined benefit pension plan. Publication: Human Resource Management Blogger: Benjamin Granger Organizations commonly use defined-benefit pension plans in an effort to attract and retain good employees.  After all, turnover is expensive!  These plans usually allow employees to accrue retirement income