Essay On Job Loyalty

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Job loyalty: Culture has always played an important part of influencing job loyalty across employees in the organizations. Peter Blau has stated in 1962 that cultural effects may operate at the individual -level through values, beliefs and norms employees accept and internalize but also at the group level through the mechanism of social pressure aimed at inducing conformity. A study was conducted by James Lincoln and Bernadette Doerr in 2012 found that The Japanese employees are more loyal and are less likely to quite in the presence of organization cultures favoring paternalism/familyism, groupism and vertical cohesion. The reverse is in general true of the American employees. Hofstede in his study has also found that people in Japan are less likely to quite as the Japanese culture is more collectivist compared to US culture, US scored 91 on the individualism dimension compared to 46 in Japan. In the collectism society, the word “I” is replaced with “we” and the benefit of the group and the need of feel of “belonging” is important in exchange for loyalty. Perhaps the high score of the…show more content…
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