Do your Employees Care About your Organization?

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Do your Employees Care About your Organization?
Anneke Zwart, Student (University), Netherlands, Moderator
What do you think: If employees feel their organization cares about their well-being, will they return the favor?

In daily management practice you probably hear people talking a lot about organizational commitment. But what is it really? And how can we increase it? Let's learn a bit more about its theoretical background.

First of all, you need to understand and distinguish 2 terms: 'Perceived Organizational Support' and 'Affective Organizational Commitment'. They are similar concepts in that both emphasize the relation between an employee and an organization. But even if they are similar and related, they are not the same; the terms are two distinct constructs. Marique et al. (2013) discuss the differences between the 2 concepts and how they are related.

- Perceived Organizational Support (POS) can be referred to as the degree to which employees think that the organization they work for ap...Sign up

The Psychological View and the Organizational View
Cesar, Teacher, Mexico, Member
You are maybe right, that´s the psychology view. But at the organisational level the motivation and the results of the people depends on many things:<...Sign up

Does Perceived Organizational Support Lead to Organizational Commitment?
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Coach, Philippines, Member
There is indeed a relationship between POS and AOC in that the former leads to the latter.
The perception of the effective realization of the sup...Sign up

Organizational Support and Organizational Commitment
MNYIKAS, JOHN JOSEPH, Tanzania, Member
It is true that the two are twins need be nursed carefully without bias otherwise organization support will develop into a RIGHT to the employees and ...Sign up

Employees Will Return the Favor if they Feel Treated Well by a Company
Hi Anneke, nice subject.
Your question is if people will return the favor if they feel they are treated well by a company. Yes, I believe they wi...Sign up

Does Following Natures Law Effects Organizational Commitment of Employees
srinivas, Lecturer, India, Member
The question is whether by following the nature's law this effects AOC?
For example air tends to flow where there is low intensity of pressure. S...Sign up

Employees are Loyal if they Feel Treated Well by a Company
J.Baars, Consultant, Netherlands, Member
You get what you give. If employees get respect and feel they are needed they will be loyal to the company. Their output will be much higher and they ...Sign up

Motivation to Work
c r ghosh, India, Member
The principle is age old, time tested. You work for an organisation, contribute to its performance and get rewarded in return. It is as simple as you ...Sign up

Percieved Organizational Support and Resulting Affective Organizational Commitment
Umar Yakubu, Student (MBA), Nigeria, Member
Is it just a feeling whether the organizations cares or does the organization actually has to do things to make their staff feel appreciated?
Sur...Sign up

Employees Loyal if they Feel Treated Well by Employer
ABDULRAHMAN, Student (MBA), Saudi Arabia, Member
Thanks for the excellent subject
No one will leave a company if it pays good and has respect for his efforts.
We will be more loyal if we ar...Sign up

When will POS lead to AOS?
Emmanuel Douroudakis, CEO, Greece, Member
Dear Anneke, in my view the answer depends on several things:
1. Is it a public organization or a private one? In the first case it often doesn't...Sign up

Positive POS Will NOT Always Lead to AOC
Clarke, Business Consultant, Jamaica, Member
1. At first sight, these theories will appear to makes sense but in practice they will not always yield the expected results.
2. By nature, there...Sign up

POS Leads to AOC Mostly
D Gunasekaran, India, Member
It is true that POS leads to AOC in most situations, from my personal experience of managing people for nearly three decades.
However, it may not...Sign up

POS by Immediate Supervisor Leads More Important than Through Organizational Policy
Chris Bycroft, Teacher, Member
POS can lead to AOC, however Organizational support can be undermined by individual actions. Many employees perceive the organization through their im...Sign up

The Importance of Training
Atif Mohamed Ahmed, Professor, Sudan, Member
I am sure that training could lead to higher levels of motivation and employees’ commitment. Employees appreciate the investment of their organization...Sign up

POS Does not Always Lead to AOC
Charles Peter, CEO, Kenya, Member
The perception that POC leads to AOC should be the case assuming all other things remain constant. My findings as a CEO in the developing countries is...Sign up

Does POC Always Lead to AOC?
Sonny Vicente, Coach, Philippines, Member
I firmly believe it does. It just affirms the universal law that, "As you sow, so shall you reap." It works all the time. Sometimes, it may not happen...Sign up

No POC --> AOC in Public Sector
mohamed khalifa, Management Consultant, Libya, Member
In public sector where this is no difference if you work harder than your peers or not since both will receive the same bonus the principle does not w...Sign up

POS/AOC in a Dynamic Ecosystem
Michele D Urzo, Management Consultant, Italy, Member
I fully agree that POS leads to AOC. What seems a law of nature, however, must be considered in a dynamic context.
For example. The first company...Sign up

POS Does not Always Lead to AOC
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Coach, Philippines, Member
@Clarke: That is a given. When the perception of the organizational support doesn't match the reality, the effect w...Sign up

POS Forms Leading to AOC
A Y SIRDIC, Manager, Ghana, Member
I believe when the employer motivates staff with money, caring for their welfare, showing concern for their family, offering medical facilities and op...Sign up

Excellent Employees Definitely Care
TARA TAN KITAOKA, Entrepreneur, Japan, Member
The employers world maybe full of places for all kinds of employees. But professional employees, who care about their life-work, care about their boss...Sign up

Does POS Always Lead to AOC? YES and NO!
jean, Accountant, Kenya, Member
In my view the phenomenon of POS leading to AOC will be the case when all other factors are constant. In other, special circumstances this might not b...Sign up

Employees' Loyalty to the Organization
Leodegardo M. Pruna, Coach, Philippines, Member
@J.Baars: What you have opined is true. An employee knows and feels when he is treated well by the company because ...Sign up

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