A Predictive Power of Core Self-Evaluation on Organizational Commitment: An Empirical Evidence from Health Practitioners

Authors

  • Abdul Wahid Zehri Research schalor, University of Sindh,Jamshoro
  • Naimatullah University of Sindh, Jamshoro
  • Mohammed Bux University of Sindh, Jamshoro

Keywords:

Keywords Core self-evaluation, Organizational commitment, Self-esteem, Self-efficacy, Locus of control, Emotional stability

Abstract

In the present situation, developing commitment among employees is a need to enhance the organizations’ performance and profit. The present study examines the role of core self-evaluation (CSE) on organizational commitment (OC) among health practitioners or medical doctors of Sindh, Pakistan. The study is based on quantitative methods, which collected cross-sectional data through a questionnaire. The study applied a random sampling technique and successfully managed the response from 404 respondents, with a response rate of 43.6%. The study uses a structural equation model to confirm the hypothesized relationships through AMOS. The SEM results demonstrate a significant positive effect of self-esteem (SES) and self-efficacy (SE) on affective commitment (AF), continuous commitment (CC) and normative commitment (NC).Moreover, locus of control (LoC) significantly and positively effect on AC but not CC and NC. Finally, emotional stability (ES) has appeared as an effective and positive predictor of AC and insignificant of CC and NC. The study's findings would support developing commitment among the employees by improving SES, SE, LoC and ES. Besides, the results of the investigation would contribute to the literature.

References

Al-Zu’bi, A. (2016). The direct and indirect influences of locus of control on Jordanian parents’ communication patterns: Consumer socialization and cultural perspectives. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 7(2), 167-186.

Anari, N. N. (2012). Teachers: emotional intelligence, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment. Journal of Workplace Learning, 24(4), 256-269.

Arora, R., & Rangnekar, S. (2016). Linking the Big Five personality factors and career commitment dimensions: A study of the Indian organizations. Journal of Management Development, 35(9), 1134-1148.

Aubé, C., Rousseau, V., & Morin, E.M. (2007). Perceived organizational support and organizational commitment: The moderating effect of locus of control and work autonomy. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 22(5), 479-495.

Azila-Gbettor, E.M., Atatsi, E.A., Mensah, C., & Abiemo, M.K. (2020). Self-esteem, organizational citizenship behavior and commitment among university students. Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 12(5), 975-991.

Blaique, L., Pinnington, A., & Aldabbas, H. (2022). Mentoring and coping self-efficacy as predictors of affective occupational commitment for women in STEM. Personnel Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/PR-09-2020-0729

Bove, L., & Mitzifiris, B. (2007). Personality traits and the process of store loyalty in a transactional prone context. Journal of Services Marketing, 21(7), 507-519.

Bryman, A., & Bell, E. (2007), Business research methods, Oxford University Press Inc, New York.

Chen, Z. X., & Francesco, A. M. (2003). The relationship between the three components of commitment and employee performance in China. Journal of vocational behavior, 62(3), 490- 510.

Cropanzano, R., James, K., & Konovsky, M. A. (1993). Dispositional affectivity as a predictor of work attitudes and job performance. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 14(6), 595-606.

De Silva, K.M., & De Silva Lokuwaduge, C.S. (2021). Impact of corporate social responsibility practices on employee commitment. Social Responsibility Journal, 17(1), 1-14.

Ding, H., & Yu, E. (2020). Follower strengths-based leadership and follower innovative behavior: the roles of core self-evaluations and psychological well-being. Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 36(2), 103-110.

Eysenck, S., & Eysenck, H. (1968). The measurement of psychoticism: a study of factor stability and reliability. British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 7(4), 286-294.

Farrukh, M., Ying, C.W., & Mansori, S. (2017). Organizational commitment: an empirical analysis of personality traits. Journal of Work-Applied Management, 9(1), 18-34.

Gill, H., Meyer, J. P., Lee, K., Shin, K., & Yoon, C. (2011). Affective and continuance commitment and their relations with deviant workplace behaviours in Korea. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 28(3), 595-607.

Hair, J. F., Hult, G. T. M., Ringle, C., & Sarstedt, M. (2017). A primer on partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM). 2nd edition. London: Thousand Oaks: SAGE.

Hair, J. F., Risher, J. J., Sarstedt, M., & Ringle, C. M. (2019). When to use and how to report the results of PLS-SEM. European Business Review, 31(1), 2-24.

Hendri, M.I. (2019). The mediation effect of job satisfaction and organizational commitment on the organizational learning effect of the employee performance. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 68(7), 1208-1234.

Irshad, E., & Naz, S. (2011). Job satisfaction, organizational commitment and personality traits: a relationship study. Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 19(2), 37-60.

Jain, A.K., Giga, S.I., & Cooper, C.L. (2009). Employee wellbeing, control and organizational commitment. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 30(3), 256-273.

Jha, S. (2011). Influence of psychological empowerment on affective, normative and continuance commitment: A study in the Indian IT industry. Journal of Indian Business Research, 3(4), 263-282.

Johar, S.S., Yusoff, R.M., & Ismail, F. (2018). Self-esteem impact on organizational affective and normative commitment. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (4), 502-504.

Joo, B., Jun Yoon, H., & Jeung, C. (2012). The effects of core self‐evaluations and transformational leadership on organizational commitment. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 33(6), 564-582.

Judge, T. A., Locke, E. A., Durham, C. C., & Kluger, A. N. (1998). Dispositional effects on job and life satisfaction: the role of core evaluations. Journal of applied psychology, 83(1), 17.

Khiavi, F. F., Dashti, R., & Mokhtari, S. (2016). Association between organizational commitment and personality traits of faculty members of Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences. Electronic physician, 8(3), 2129-2135.

Kline, R.B. (2010). Principles and practice of structural equation modeling. 3rd ed, The Guilford Press, New York, NY.

Krajcsák, Z. (2018). Successes of quality management systems through self-evaluation and commitment in different organizational cultures: A case study. Management Decision, 56(7), 1467-1484.

Levenson, H. (1981). Differentiating among internality, powerful others, and chance. In H. M. Lefcourt (Ed.), Research with the Locus of Control Construct (pp. 1--15): Academic Press

Masoom, M.R. (2021). Educators' self-esteem: the effect of perceived occupational stress and the role of organizational support. International Journal of Educational Management, 35(5), 1000-1015.

McDonald, R. P., & Ho, M. H. (2002). Principles and practice in reporting structural equation analyses. Psychology Methods, 7(1), 64-82.

Memon, M., Soomro, B.A., & Shah, N. (2019). Enablers of entrepreneurial self-efficacy in a developing country. Education + Training, 61(6), 684-699.

Meyer, J. P., & Allen, N. J. (1991). A three-component conceptualization of organizational commitment. Human resource management review, 1(1), 61-89.

Meyer, J. P., Allen, N. J., & Smith, C. A. (1993). Commitment to organizations and occupations: Extension and test of a three-component conceptualization. Journal of applied psychology, 78(4), 538.

Minibas-Poussard, J., Le Roy, J., & Erkmen, T. (2017). The moderating role of individual variables in the relationship between organizational justice and organizational commitment. Personnel Review, 46(8), 1635-1650.

Nasution, D., & Östermark, R. (2012). The impact of social pressures, locus of control, and professional commitment on auditors’ judgment: Indonesian evidence. Asian Review of Accounting, 20(2), 163-178.

Panaccio, A., & Vandenberghe, C. (2012). Five-factor model of personality and organizational commitment: The mediating role of positive and negative affective states. Journal of vocational behavior, 80(3), 647-658.

Pasha, M.A. (2022). Personality traits as antecedents of organizational commitment; moderating effect of workplace spirituality. Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 32(1), 56-76.

Rosenberg, M. (1965). Society and the adolescent self-image. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Sadoughi, F., & Ebrahimi, K. (2014). Self-esteem and organizational commitment among health information management staff in tertiary care hospitals in Tehran. Global journal of health science, 7(2), 328-334.

Sam, M.R.F., Bellani, E., & Wahyuni, S. (2022). The contributing role of organizational-based self-esteem to organizational commitment. Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research, 639, 186-190.

Sarwat, N., & Abbas, M. (2021). Individual knowledge creation ability: dispositional antecedents and relationship to innovative performance. European Journal of Innovation Management, 24(5), 1763-1781.

Saunders, M., Lewis, P., & Thornhill, A. (2007), Research methods for business students, 4th edn. Prentice Hall, London.

Singh, L.B., Kumar, A., & Srivastava, S. (2021). Academic burnout and student engagement: a moderated mediation model of internal locus of control and loneliness. Journal of International Education in Business, 14(2), 219-239.

Soomro, B.A., & Shah, N. (2019). Determining the impact of entrepreneurial orientation and organizational culture on job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and employee’s performance. South Asian Journal of Business Studies, 8(3), 266-282.

Soomro, B.A., & Shah, N. (2022). Entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurial self-efficacy, need for achievement and entrepreneurial intention among commerce students in Pakistan. Education + Training, 64(1), 107-125.

Sutanti, M., & Sandroto, C.W. (2021). Core self-evaluation and job satisfaction: mediating role of career commitment. Review of Management and Entrepreneurship, 5(2), 93-112.

Ugwu, E.S., & Okafor, C.O. (2017). Organizational commitment, occupational stress, and core self-evaluation as predictors of workplace deviance. American Journal of Applied Psychology, 6(4), 64-70.

Yoon, D., & Kim, B. (2019). The effect of core self-evaluation of female salesperson on sales performance. Journal of Distribution Science, 17(11), 5-15.

Yoon, D.Y., Han, S.H., Sung, M., & Cho, J. (2018). Informal learning, organizational commitment and self-efficacy: A study of a structural equation model exploring mediation. Journal of Workplace Learning, 30(8), 640-657.

Yoon, M.H., & Yoon, D.J. (2019). When and why does relative leader-member exchange enhance service performance? The roles of self-efficacy, team commitment, and multifoci team-level differentiation. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 31(7), 2666-2690.

Downloads

Published

2022-05-31

How to Cite

Zehri, A. W., Shah, N. ., & Burdey, M. B. . (2022). A Predictive Power of Core Self-Evaluation on Organizational Commitment: An Empirical Evidence from Health Practitioners. JEHR Journal of Education And Humanities Research, University of Balochistan, 13(1), 86–96. Retrieved from http://journal.uob.edu.pk/journal/index.php/jehr/article/view/301