The psychological career resources and organizational commitment foci of South African workforce

  • Published April 11, 2016
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    Volume 14 2016, Issue #1 (cont.), pp. 168-175
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One of most critical issues facing organizations today is how to retain employees they want to keep. The study examines the relationship dynamics between employees’ psychological career resources (measured by the Psychological Career Resources Inventory) and their organizational commitment foci (measured by the Organization-Related Commitment Scale). A quantitative survey is conducted involving a non-probability purposive sample of predominantly black females employed at managerial and staff levels (N = 318) in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. The findings provide valuable indicators for the design of career development practices aimed at retaining valuable staff

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