Case Study: Organizational Commitment Of Para-Medical Staff

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Organizational Commitment of Para-Medical Staff with reference to Marital Status
Abstract
The commitment of Para-medical employees contributes significantly to the success of hospital organization. The present study attempts to analyze an organizational commitment marital status of Para-medical employees. The data have been collected from eight cities, comprising of four zones of India. The study uses a stratified sampling method in which 219 Para-medical employees from 32 hospitals have responded. This study uses the well known instrument - ACN scale developed by Allen and Meyer (1997).
The result indicated that there is no significant difference in total score of commitment, affective commitment, continuance commitment and normative commitment with reference to marital status. The reasons have been discussed subsequently.
Keywords: Para-medical staff, India, Organizational Commitment, Hospitals, Marital Status
Cited As: Tikare, M. (2016). Organizational Commitment of Para-Medical Staff with reference to Marital Status
1.0 Introduction
Healthcare has become one of India's largest sectors - both in terms of revenue and employment. The Indian healthcare industry is growing at a tremendous pace due to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well private players. India's primary competitive advantage
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(1975) stated, “to be successful in marriage, a woman is required to be submissive, whereas to be successful in a job, a woman is required to be assertive." Thus, expectations in these roles are contradictory, and so a negative relationship exists between them. These findings agree with Fogarty (1971) that the expectations from a woman as a wife and mother are very different from those as an executive. In the study of nurses, Cherniss (1991) and Korabik & Rosin (1996) found that there is no association between marital status and occupational

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