The Impact of Remuneration and Training and Development on Organizational Commitment

  • Ashfaq Ahmad College of Business, Universiti Utara, Malaysia
  • Syed Mir Muhammad Shah Department of Business Administration, Sukkur IBA University
  • Palwasha Bibi College of Business, Universiti Utara, Malaysia
  • Syed Muzafar Hussain Shah College of Business, Universiti Utara, Malaysia

Abstract

This study objects to explore the effect of remuneration and training and development (T&D) on organizational commitment (OC). The emphasis of the current study was to clarify a university through remuneration and T&D can accomplish to retain and to be committed with their academic staff. The current study also highlights that remuneration and T&D are best practices which can be adopted and applied even after changes in environment, practices and technology. The study used a cross-sectional and quantitative mail survey approach by getting responses from 346 by using stratified random sampling. The result revealed that remuneration has a major impact over OC. The result also showed that T&D is a vital factor for the OC in public higher education institutions (HEIs). Theoretically, the current study has contributed towards a body of knowledge concerning to organizational commitment under the domain of social exchange theory (SET). Practically, by employing the current study outcomes HR managers, particularly of the universities will be able to pay their attention to some specific factors such as remuneration and T&D to enhance employee retention. Finally, recommendations and limitation with reference to the current study and sector are presented. This study aims to be beneficial for the HR managers at HEIs and the policy makers.

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Published
2017-10-31
How to Cite
AHMAD, Ashfaq et al. The Impact of Remuneration and Training and Development on Organizational Commitment. Sukkur IBA Journal of Management and Business, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 26-39, oct. 2017. ISSN 2410-1885. Available at: <http://journal.iba-suk.edu.pk:8089/SIBAJournals/index.php/sijmb/article/view/109>. Date accessed: 25 may 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.30537/sijmb.v4i2.109.