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Self-esteem impact on organizational affective and normative commitment among civil servants

Johar, Siti Sarawati (2017) Self-esteem impact on organizational affective and normative commitment among civil servants. In: ASIA International Conference 2017.

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Employees’ commitment cannot be denied contributing to organizational impactiveness. However, commitment can be affected if no emphasis is placed on psychological factors such as self-esteem. This study aims to investigate how self-esteem factor can influence the commitment by testing the impact of self-esteem on employee commitment to the organization. A total of 162 civil servants serving the Local Authority (PBT) in the southern zone of Peninsular Malaysia were chosen as respondents. Measuring tools used in this study were Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSES) and Employee Commitment Survey Revised Version (ECS-R). The data was then analyzed using a simple regression analysis in SPSS. The results of the analysis showed that the self-esteem had a significant impact on affective and normative commitment. From the findings, it also shows that there is an influence relevant self-esteem on the two commitments to the organization namely affective and normative commitment. Hence, organizations need to realize that self-esteem is one of the basic toward formation of attitudes, behavior, personality and psychological reactions in the organization. In conclusion, efforts to help reinforce positive self-esteem among employees need to be addressed in the organization.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Self-esteem; Commitment; Affective; Normative; Civil Servant
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Depositing User: Student Praktikal UiTM
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:29
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:29
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/10045
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