The antecedents and consequence of employee engagement: A study from the perspective of employees' in palm oil plantation industry in Sabah

Suria Muhara Salim, (2012) The antecedents and consequence of employee engagement: A study from the perspective of employees' in palm oil plantation industry in Sabah. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

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Abstract

The aim of this study is to investigate the potential antecedents and consequence of employee engagement from the perspective of employees working in palm oil plantation industry. The study also aims to investigate the mediating role of both organisational and job engagement towards the relationship of the antecedents and the consequence. The objective of this study is examining the relationship between the antecedents and consequence of employee engagement as well as the relationship between the antecedents and employee engagement. Furthermore, the study also focus on examining the relationship between employee engagement and its consequence as well as the mediating role of employee engagement towards the relationship of the antecedents and the consequence from the context of employees within the palm oil organisation specifically in Sabah. This research employed a correlation study using a cross-sectional survey designed and the target populations of this study are the employee from all level of category working in Sabah state-owned palm oil organisation. The measurement item used in this study include both organisational and job engagement as the mediator variables, while perceived organisational and supervisor support as well as job characteristics as the antecedents (independent variable) and organisational commitment as the consequence (dependent variable). The findings of this study indicate that there is a positive relationship between the antecedents and the consequence of employee engagement. For the mediating role, employee engagement plays partial mediator role towards the antecedents and consequence relationship.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: palm oil plantation, employee, antecedent, consequence
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
Depositing User: MDM SITI AZIZAH IDRIS
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2013 01:38
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2017 08:24
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/6146

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