Organizational commitment and employee performance. Factors that promote positive motivational behavior among the employees
Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2017 in the subject Leadership and Human Resource Management - Leadership, grade: A, , course: Business Administration, language: English, abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between organizational commitment, moral or affective commitment, calculative or continuance commitment and normative commitment and job performance. The population of the study is made up of 300 academic and non-academic staff of Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State. The paper used purposive sampling for the selection of the respondents. Questionnaires were distributed to the respondents for statistical analysis. The study utilized linear correlation coefficient to analyze the data collected.
The study revealed a number of findings including: there is a significant correlation between organizational commitment and employee performance, there is a significant correlation between moral or affective commitment and job performance, there is statistically significant correlation between continuance commitment and job performance. Based on the findings, some recommendations were made most importantly: Nigeria University should lay more emphases on the provision of social responsibility to its workers, owners, society and other stakeholders. Finally, the success or failure of any organization depends on its workforce. Adequate motivation and remuneration boost the employee moral to work harder towards achieving or accomplishing challenging task or goals.