Master of Science (MS)
First Committee Member
David L. Corsun
Number of Pages
Employee turnover could be ameliorated by controlling the antecedents of organizational commitment. The purpose of this study is to examine how job characteristics (skill variety, task identity, task significance, autonomy, self-efficacy and overall job characteristics) and self-efficacy may independently and interactively influence organizational commitment. Specifically, different combinations of job characteristics and self-efficacy are proposed to have different effects on organizational commitment. Data were collected from 177 hospitality employees at four hospitality companies. Predictive effects were found between job characteristics (overall and two of the dimensions) and organizational commitment. The hypothesized directional outcomes of the interaction of job characteristics and self-efficacy on organizational commitment were not supported. Implications for management and future research are discussed.
Characteristics; Commitment; Efficacy; Job; Organizational; Predictors; Self
Management; Psychology, Industrial
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Fang, Min, "Job characteristics and self-efficacy as predictors of organizational commitment" (2001). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 1283.
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