The Influence of Organizational Culture on Employee Commitment and Turnover Intentions

Authors

  • Dr. Muhammad Shoaib Khan Pathan Assistant Professor, Government College University, Hyderabad. Author

Keywords:

Organizational culture, Employee commitment, Turnover intentions, Positive culture, Negative culture, Employee development, Employee engagement, Retention

Abstract

This study examines the relationship between organizational culture, employee commitment, and turnover intentions. Organizational culture refers to the shared values, beliefs, and practices that shape the behavior of employees within an organization. Employee commitment is the degree to which employees identify with and are committed to the goals and values of their organization, while turnover intentions refer to the likelihood of employees leaving their current job. The study finds that organizational culture significantly influences employee commitment and turnover intentions. Specifically, organizations with a strong, positive culture characterized by values such as collaboration, innovation, and employee development are more likely to have committed employees who are less likely to intend to leave their jobs. Conversely, organizations with a negative or weak culture that does not support employee well-being, growth, and development are more likely to have disengaged employees who are more likely to consider leaving their jobs. The study also finds that certain dimensions of organizational culture have a stronger influence on employee commitment and turnover intentions than others. For example, the extent to which an organization values employee development and career advancement is found to be a strong predictor of employee commitment and lower turnover intentions. Overall, this study highlights the importance of organizational culture in shaping employee attitudes and behaviors. It suggests that organizations should strive to develop and maintain a positive culture that fosters employee engagement, well-being, and growth, in order to retain their employees and maintain a competitive edge in today's rapidly changing business environment.

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10115346

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Published

2022-12-31

How to Cite

The Influence of Organizational Culture on Employee Commitment and Turnover Intentions. (2022). International Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 3(4), 34-43. https://irjmss.com/index.php/irjmss/article/view/57

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