Employee Commitment Case Study

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Employee commitment has become a prominent topic of interest for workplace and organizational researchers and psychologists in recent years. Irefin & Mechanic (2014) conducted a research piece on the “Effect of Employee Commitment on Organizational Performance in Coca Cola Nigeria Limited Maiduguri, Borno State. This paper aimed to examine the level of employee commitment to a particular company, in this case Coca Cola, and investigate would these levels influence organizational performance and employee turnover while also analysing dimensions of employee commitment. The Cambridge English dictionary defined commitment in the terms of a “willingness to give time and energy to something that you believe in, or a promise or firm decision to do…show more content…
Therefore the rationale for this study is deemed plausible as, with most other researchers it’s a popular topic. Copious amounts of studies have been developed investigating the relationship and effect between commitment and numerous other variables (Mowday, Porter, & Steers, 2013). The most sought after being employee turnover and standards to which work is done within a particular organisation. Levels of commitment have been seen to strongly predict the desire each individual may hold to work productively and with aims only to benefit the company and work towards goals set by the organisation (Steers, 1977). Numerous amounts of studies have been performed investigating this topic of interest. With findings delivered from research, strategies can be developed and put in place to maximise not only commitment levels, but the work that ensues with these high levels to reach the standard of work an organisation pursue to obtain. Within most organisations or working companies, the level to which an employee is committed reflects the standard of work produced (Rusbult & Farrell, 1938). Employee commitment and organisational performance has been reported to greatly predict turnover (Sims & Kroeck, 1994). As would be expected the level to which an individual commits to and organisation can and…show more content…
In this study the rate of turnover is only related back to the commitment upheld in each individual. Within an organisation and with many individuals, situations can arise when in fact resignation is needed regardless of the commitment an employee may have towards the organisation (Clowes, 1972). Personal issues are failed to be mentioned and seem to not be taken into consideration. It can not only be assumed that the commitment levels of employees in Coca Cola Nigeria Limited would be the reason for resignation, and higher turnover (Portet & Steers,
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