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Career commitment: the role of self-efficacy, career satisfaction and organizational commitment

Nazar Omer Abdallah Ahmed ( Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University Alaflaj Saudi Arabia )

World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development

ISSN: 2042-5961

Article publication date: 28 June 2019

Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship among self-efficacy, career satisfaction, organizational commitment and career commitment

Design/methodology/approach

In this study, 200 questionnaires were distributed to the Engineering Department in a manufacturing companies, 133 questionnaires were received. The proposed model is analyzed with partial least squares (PLS) path modeling in SmartPLS 2.0 software.

Findings

Results showed that 36.4 % Variance was caused by the independent variables in career commitment. The result indicated that self-efficacy and organizational commitment have significant and positive relationship with career commitment

Originality/value

The result of the study found that organization's commitment is significantly related to the career commitment in a manufacturing company. The employees with the highest organizational commitment were committed to their careers and would remain in the organization. The belief and acceptance of goals and values in the organization make them inspired, satisfied and committed to the career. Self-efficacy significantly influences career commitment

Citation

Ahmed, N.O.A. (2019), "Career commitment: the role of self-efficacy, career satisfaction and organizational commitment", World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. just-accepted No. just-accepted , pp. 00 - 00 . https://doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-06-2017-0038

Publisher

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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