INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL HUMANITIES SCIENCES RESEARCH (JSHSR)

Abstract


ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AND PROSOCIAL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR: DO EMPLOYEE DEMOGRAPHY AND CHARACTERISTICS OF TRAINING PROGRAMMES IN THE COMPANY MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

The aim of this study is to examine whether the organizational commitment and prosocial organizational behaviors of employees differ in terms of their demographic characteristics and characteristics of training programmes in their company. Demographic characteristics were taken into consideration as gender, educational qualification, age, and seniority in the company. Besides, characteristics of training programmes were taken into consideration as some information about training programmes such as training programme reception, the number of training programmes, the relevance of training programme to the job, implementation of training programme to the job, type of training programme, receiving the certificate from training programmes, and certificate evaluation. Data of the study was gathered by questionnaire and sample of the study composed of the employees who are working in Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) in Libya. For testing the hypotheses, t-Test and One Way ANOVA analyses were performed. Findings showed that organizational commitment of employees differentiated according to their age, seniority in the company and type of training programme taken by them and prosocial organizational behavior of employees differentiated according to seniority in the company



Keywords
Organizational Commitment, Prosocial Organizational Behavior, Employee Training Programmes



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