Examining the Relationship between HRM Practices and Organizational Commitment: An Empirical Study in Select Higher Educational InstitutionsAuthor : Umar Mufeed
Volume 7 No.1 January-June 2018 pp 67-70
Human capital is recognized as a vital factor in contributing towards organizational performance and in this competitive and knowledge driven economy play a critical role for the success and survival of their institutions. Organizations irrespective of their nature and size have realized that capable and effective human resource acts as a strategic advantage over its competitors provided employees are committed towards their organizations. In this respect HRM practices have a significant role in enhancing employee commitment as it leads in improving their morale and performance. Keeping this in view, the present paper is aimed to examine the relationship between HRM practices and organizational commitment in sample select four educational institutions. It is also aimed to examine the effect of HRM Practices on organizational commitment. The findings of the study revealed that there exists a positive and favourable relationship between HRM practices and Organizational commitment. Moreover, the study found that HRM practices significantly influences Organizational commitment among employees. The study suggests that HR practitioners need to relook at HRM practices for increasing employees’ commitment in sample select institutions.
HRM practices, Organizational commitment, selection, performance appraisal, training and development, reward system, Academic staff
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