Commitment in Organizations: Accumulated Wisdom and New Directions

Commitment in Organizations: Accumulated Wisdom and New Directions

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Commitment in Organizations: Accumulated Wisdom and New Directions by Howard J. Klein

Commitment is one of the most researched concepts in organizational behavior. This edited book in the SIOP Organizational Frontiers series, with contributions from many scholars, attempts to summarize current research and suggests new directions for studies on commitment in organizations.

Commitment is linked to other concepts ie. satisfaction, involvement, motivation, and identification and is studied across cultural lines. Both the individual and group levels of building and maintaining commitment are discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135389840
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/12/2012
Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 520
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Howard J. Klein is a Professor of Management and Human Resources in the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. He received his Ph.D. in organizational behavior and human resource management from Michigan State University. His research interests center on improving individual and team performance through the use of selection, socialization, commitment, goal setting, performance management, and training. Professor Klein has authored more than 40 articles and book chapters on these and other topics. Professor Klein has received awards for his research, teaching, and service. He serves on several editorial review boards including the Human Resources Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. He is a fellow of Society for Industrial and has held elected positions in the HR Division of the Academy of Management and on the SHRM Foundation Board of Directors.

Thomas E. Becker is a Professor of Management in the Lerner College of Business at the University of Delaware. He received his Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology from The Ohio State University in 1990. His primary research interests are employee commitment, integrity, motivation, job performance, and research methods. He has published in most of the better journals and some of the under-appreciated ones, and is currently on the editorial boards of Human Performance and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. He has won several research and teaching awards but is most proud of the lofty title he held on his last sabbatical: the Belgian International Francqui Chair in the Human Sciences.

John P. Meyer is a professor and chair of the graduate program in I/O psychology at The University of Western Ontario. His research interests include employee commitment, work motivation, leadership, and organizational change. He has published in leading journals in the fields of I/O psychology and management, and co-authored two books: Commitment in the Workplace and Best Practices: Employee Retention. He is a fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and a member of the Academy of Management.

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