Meaningfulness of Work and Employee Engagement: The Role of Affective Commitment
Prabhjot Kaur1, Amit Mittal2, *
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2020
First Page: 115
Last Page: 122
Publisher Id: TOPSYJ-13-115
Article History:Received Date: 09/02/2020
Revision Received Date: 24/04/2020
Acceptance Date: 03/05/2020
Electronic publication date: 11/06/2020
Collection year: 2020
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Meaningfulness of work leads to positive job-related consequences, such as engaged, satisfied, productive, trustworthy, and devoted employees.
The main purpose of this research was to study the relationship between meaningfulness of work, employee engagement, and affective commitment. Further, this study is also examined the mediating influence of affective commitment on the relationship between meaningfulness of work and employee engagement.
Researchers used a quantitative approach to collect data for the research by utilizing a cross-sectional survey design. The study included standardized scales and was conducted on 319 employees working in the service sector of Punjab and Chandigarh, India.
The findings of the given study confirmed a positive relationship between meaningfulness of work, employee engagement, and affective commitment.
Moreover, affective commitment acts as a mediator on the relationship between the meaningfulness of work and employee engagement.