Predictors of organizational commitment in India: strategic HR roles, organizational learning capability and psychological empowerment

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 25 April 2008

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Bhatnagar, J. (2008), "Predictors of organizational commitment in India: strategic HR roles, organizational learning capability and psychological empowerment", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 16 No. 3. https://doi.org/10.1108/hrmid.2008.04416cad.003

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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Predictors of organizational commitment in India: strategic HR roles, organizational learning capability and psychological empowerment

Article Type: Abstracts From: Human Resource Management International Digest, Volume 16, Issue 3.

Bhatnagar J. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, October 2007, Vol. 18 No. 10, Start page: 1782, No. of pages: 30

Purpose to analyse the links between strategic HR roles, psychological empowerment, organizational learning capability and organizational commitment, focusing on Indian human resource management (HRM) practices. Design/methodology/approach seeks to establish a framework of organizational commitment, strategic HR roles, psychological empowerment and organizational learning capability and to identify to what extent these variables can predict organizational commitment. Presents a relevant literature on HRM in India; outlines a number of hypotheses including, among others, that organizational learning capability and organizational commitment will have a positive relationship; describes the collection of survey data from Indian managers. Findings highlights how a positive relationship was found between strategic HR roles and organizational commitment; identifies how psychological empowerment facilitates organizational learning capabilities, leading to higher commitment. Research limitations/implications look at the changing psychological contract and how it impacts on strategic HRM dimensions; examine how organizational commitment may affect employee engagement. Practical implications organizations should engender psychological empowerment and emphasise learning capability. Originality Contributes to the literature on organizational commitment.ISSN: 0958-5192Reference: 37AA649

Keywords: Employees behaviour, Human resource management, Human resource strategies, India, Learning