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

Organizational Commitment ; ‘Tis Better to Give than to Receive

Topic: Job Attitudes, Organizational Commitment Publication: Academy of Management JournalArticle: Giving commitment: Employee support programs and the pro-social sense-making process. Author: A.M. Grant, J.E. Dutton, B.D. Rosso Blogger: Benjamin Granger Since the nature of work and employees’ relationships with their employers is changing (e.g., work from home programs, more autonomy), it is becoming increasingly important for organizations to foster affective organizational commitment. This refers to a psychological attachment that helps bind

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