Academic journal article Economics, Management and Financial Markets

The Role of Job Embeddedness in Influencing Employees' Organizational Commitment and Retention Attitudes and Behaviors

Academic journal article Economics, Management and Financial Markets

The Role of Job Embeddedness in Influencing Employees' Organizational Commitment and Retention Attitudes and Behaviors

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1.Introduction

Job embeddedness encapsulates the combined determinants that maintain workers stuck or embedded in their positions. A decrease in on-the-job and off-the-job embeddedness is related to raised turnover purposes (Popescu, 2015), which is in addition associated with diminished endeavor or time dedicated to the job and improved involvement in job search (Robinson et al., 2014), which are more unswervingly connected with actual turnover. Turnover causes entities to experience considerable expenses in hiring and instructing new workers. (Jiang et al., 2012)

2.Literature Review

Perceptions of job insecurity may cut down perceptions of job embeddedness (Popescu, 2015), thus curtailing motives to remain and consolidating job search behavior. Organizations have almost no control over dominant economic conditions (Jiang et al., 2012), but they may shape perceptions of job insecurity and embeddedness. Understanding the link between the latter may drive organizations to further more significant employee participation (Robinson et al., 2014) and alter the manner that training and social interaction take place. (Marcinkus Murphy et al., 2013)

3.Methodology

Using data from the U.S. Department of Labor and WSJ.com, I performed analyses and made estimates regarding monthly level of hiring, separations and voluntary quits; monthly rate of job openings, hires, and quits, seasonally adjusted; layoffs, quits and other separations, seasonally adjusted; total private job openings, hires, and quits, seasonally adjusted; and job separations that are voluntary quits, involuntary layoffs, or others. …

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