The effect of perceived human resource management practices on the organizational commitment among academic and administrative staff: Case of Universiti Malaysia Sabah

Liew , May Wei (2006) The effect of perceived human resource management practices on the organizational commitment among academic and administrative staff: Case of Universiti Malaysia Sabah. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

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This empirical study was conducted to evaluate the effect of perceived human resource management practices on the organizational commitment among academic and administrative staff in Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). Human resource management practices consist of selection system, job design, training system, performance appraisal system, compensation system, career-planning system, and were chosen to represent the independent variables. The three-component model and measure of organizational commitment developed by Meyer and Allen (1991) was used to represent the dependent variable in this study. Moderating variables included employee's age, gender, income, years of service, educational level and job position were also be examined to evaluate the effect of demographic factors on the relationship between human resource management practices on the organizational commitment among the academic and administrative staff in UMS. A total of 140 usable questionnaires were collected for this study. The methodologies used for data analysis were multiple regression, independent sample t- test and hierarchical regression. It was found that selection system, job deSign, career planning, and communication have significant effect on the relationship between human resource management practices and organizational commitment. Besides, there was significant difference between academic and administrative staff perceptions of human resource management practices. In term of moderating variables, study found that respondent age has significant moderating effect on the relationship between human resource management practices and organizational commitment. Finally, research revealed that respondent's gender, monthly income, years of service, educational level and job position have no significant moderating effect on the relationship between human resource management practices and organizational commitment.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords:human resource management, organizational commitment, academic staff, administrative staff
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
ID Code:9250
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:02 Jul 2014 14:29
Last Modified:02 Jul 2014 14:29

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