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Factors Influencing the Continuance Commitment of Employees


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1 Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Loyola College, Chennai Tamil Nadu, India
2 Dept of Management Studies, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai-11, India
     

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Organization depends extensively on professionals to drive and deliver performance efficiently and effectively to achieve business goal. It has been demonstrated that professionals specific to the company are valuable assets and their departure puts the projects and organizations at risk. Employee commitment towards an organization, contribute to retaining valuable human assets. There is a phenomenal growth projected in the Indian information technology industry. One of the biggest challenges it faces is the high rate of turnover. The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between the HR practices and organizational commitment specifically continuance commitment in the IT industry. This study is limited to the top companies in IT sector in Chennai. The hypotheses are tested on the data collected from the IT employee’s. The impact of these functional practices in the employee commitment is studied on application of the statistical tools. Current HRM research has a strong focus how organization can improve employee’s commitment to the organization.

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Employee Commitment, Information Technology Sector, Brand Value, Motivation, Career Development, Continuance Commitment.
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Authors

B. Aiswarya
Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Loyola College, Chennai Tamil Nadu, India
G. Ramasundaram
Dept of Management Studies, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai-11, India

Abstract


Organization depends extensively on professionals to drive and deliver performance efficiently and effectively to achieve business goal. It has been demonstrated that professionals specific to the company are valuable assets and their departure puts the projects and organizations at risk. Employee commitment towards an organization, contribute to retaining valuable human assets. There is a phenomenal growth projected in the Indian information technology industry. One of the biggest challenges it faces is the high rate of turnover. The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between the HR practices and organizational commitment specifically continuance commitment in the IT industry. This study is limited to the top companies in IT sector in Chennai. The hypotheses are tested on the data collected from the IT employee’s. The impact of these functional practices in the employee commitment is studied on application of the statistical tools. Current HRM research has a strong focus how organization can improve employee’s commitment to the organization.

Keywords


Employee Commitment, Information Technology Sector, Brand Value, Motivation, Career Development, Continuance Commitment.

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