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The moderating role of power distance on the relationship between perceived organizational support and organizational commitment

Wahab, Eta (2010) The moderating role of power distance on the relationship between perceived organizational support and organizational commitment. In: 5th National Human Resource Management Conference 2010, 8-10 June 2010, Primula Beach Hotel, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu.

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Abstract

This study investigates the moderating role of power distance culture on the relationship between perceived organizational support (POS) and organizational commitment. The effect of value congruence and national culture upon organizational commitment were also been examined. The research was conducted using a mixed methodology. The data was analyzed using Partial Least Squares (PLS) technique and tested using data collected from 319 employees of Malaysian medium enterprise. Power distance culture is found to be an important moderator of the relationship between POS and normative commitment. Power distance and in-group collectivism found to have different impact towards organizational commitment while value congruence related to continuance commitment.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: perceived organizational support, organizational commitment, power distance, Partial Least Square (PLS)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Technology Management
Depositing User: Nurul Elmy Mohd. Yusof
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2010 03:38
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2011 06:41
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/600
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