Chapter 3 Notes - Organizational Behavior Chapter Three...

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Organizational Behavior – Chapter Three: Organizational Commitment Organizational Commitment : A desire on the part of an employee to remain a member of an organization. Three forms of commitment. 1) Affective Commitment : (Emotion) Desire on the part of an employee to remain a member of an organization because of an emotional attachment to, or involvement in, that organization - I stay because I “want” to - Feel *sad* when I leave 2) Continuance Commitment : (Cost) Desire on the part of an employee to remain a member of an organization because of an awareness of the costs associated with leaving it - I stay because I “need” to - Feel *anxious* when I leave 3) Normative Commitment : (Obligation) Desire on the part of an employee to remain a member of an organization because of a feeling of obligation - I stay because I “ought” to - Feel *guilt* when I leave Commitment tends to increase as employees get older and remain with the company for longer periods of time. Current employees grew up in a time when downsizing was
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