Vol 1 No 1 (2020): American International Journal of Supply Chain Management
Research Articles

Twofold Approach to Workers’ Commitment

Jones Emakpor Umukoro
Babcock University
Johnson A. Egwakhe
Babcock University
Published August 21, 2020
  • Job-Engagement, Job-Fit, Workers’ Commitment
How to Cite
Umukoro, J. E., & Egwakhe, J. A. (2020). Twofold Approach to Workers’ Commitment. American International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 1(1), 42-52. https://doi.org/10.46545/aijscm.v1i1.217


Debate on what drives workers’ commitment has remained unabated, multidimensional, and geographically spread but contextual intelligence shown that poor morale could be the hindrance. The paper argued from job-engagement and job-fit perspectives to workers’ commitment. The cross-sectional survey research design was adopted and data were gathered from 377 regular non-academic staff from six selected private universities in Ogun State, Nigeria through a multi-stage random sampling technique. The reliability and validity test were conducted on the adapted questionnaire before it was administered. The result from stepwise multiple regression analysis revealed that job-engagement and job-fit dimensions had positive significant combined effect on workers’ commitment (R = 0.819, F(5, 371) = 151,184, Adj. R2 = 0.666, p < 0.05). It recommended that management should ensure that the job-holder’s capabilities match the job-demands by assessing the competencies of those whose jobs are to be enriched to drive workers’ commitment.


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