Global Advanced Research Journal of Management and Business Studies (ISSN: 2315-5086) November 2017 Vol. 6(7), pp 187-198

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The Insight of Human Resource Management Practices and Affective Organizational Commitment: An Empirical Study

Sharmin Shahid1*, Zaher Zain2, Nik Mutasim Nik Abdur Rahman3

1Graduate School of Business, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

2Graduate School of Business, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

3Graduate School of Business, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

*Corresponding Author E-Mail : sharmin@ukm.edu.my; sharmin1229@yahoo.com

Accepted 09 November 2017

Abstract 

This study conceptualize the model of human resource management practices, and affective organizational commitment based on the social exchange theory. Data was collected via a self administered structured questionnaire gathered from 499 respondents who are managers, and top level executives of banks in Bangladesh. The study hypotheses were tested by using multivariate data analysis techniques and SEM-PLS. The results of the study show that apart from employee training, and rewards all other variables i e. staffing, job security, performance appraisal, participation in decision making, communication and information sharing are statistically significant on affective organizational commitment. Theoretically, the study contributes to the literature on HRM studies, and organizational behaviour by providing empirical support and conceptual thought of social exchange theory. The study also provides managerial insights to corporate leaders that absence of effective and aspects of  HRM practices and employees’ affective commitment may lead to poor employment relationship. 

Keywords: Affective organizational commitment, Human resource management, Social exchange theory, SEM-PLS.






 











 








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