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Quality of worklife and organizational commitment: Government accountants in Malaysia


Mohd Hanefah, Mustafa and Md Zain, Ali Yusob and Ismail, Hamzah and Mat Zin, Razali (2000) Quality of worklife and organizational commitment: Government accountants in Malaysia. In: Seminar Penyelidikan Universiti Utara Malaysia 1999, 1999, Pusat Konvensyen Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This study was conducted to examine the nature iof relationships between the perceived presence of quality of worklife (QWL)factors and organizational commitment using samples from government accountants in Malaysia. Accountants in government sector were selected to participate in this study.A total of 145 sets of questionnaires were sent to the organization, and 74 usable questionnaires representing a response rate of 51.4% were used for statistical analysis. A QWL measure consisting of seven factors: growth and development, participation, physical environment, supervision, pay and benefit, social relevance, and workplace integration was developed based on Walton's (1974) conception.The three component model and measure of organizational commitment developed by Allen and Meyer (1990) was adopted in this study. Results of regression analyses indicated that only two QWL factors, growth and development and pay and benefit, were significant in explaining organizational commitment, Implication and suggestions for further research are also discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9832078121 Anjuran: Pusat Penyelidikan dan Perundingan, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Business
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2012 02:57
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2012 02:57
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/6682

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