Accession Number : ADA328692

Title :   The Development of Patterns of Commitment: Implications for Performance.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug 93-Nov 95,

Corporate Author : WASHINGTON STATE UNIV PULLMAN

Personal Author(s) : Becker, Thomas E. ; Billings, Robert S.

PDF Url : ADA328692

Report Date : MAY 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 68

Abstract : This report provides the results of four studies of the relationship among certain dispositional variables, cognitive factors, employee commitment, intentions, and performance. Study 1 developed measures of attachment styles, Study 2 examined the relationships between personality factors (including attachment styles) and job attitudes, Study 3 demonstrated that attachment styles and motivation to commit predict organizational commitment. and Study 4 established that certain forms of commitment predict employee performance. Conclusions and recommendations are presented for each study.

Descriptors :   *ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), *PERSONALITY, *INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLOGY, JOBS, CORPORATIONS, COGNITION, TEAMS(PERSONNEL), MORALE, MOTIVATION, PSYCHOMETRICS, JOB SATISFACTION, REACTION(PSYCHOLOGY).

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE