International Academic Journal of Business Management

  • ISSN 2454-2768

The Mediating Role of Work Engagement between Organizational Politics and Organizational Commitment

M. Priyadarshini and Dr. B. Sripirabaa

Abstract: The Indian Banking industry sparked a boom to the country during the past two decades. The growth of the Banking industry is one of the strongest drivers of the performance of the Indian economy. To make human life comfortable, banking industry has introduced various services and facilities and customers‟ expectations are on the rise. To meet the rising expectations of customers committed employees and engaged employees are essential and politics at workplace is unavoidable. Therefore the purpose of the study is to investigate the Perception of Organizational Politics and Organizational Commitment with Work Engagement as a mediator. Data was collected from 1262 employees of the public and private sector banks in South India through a validated questionnaire. Data was analyzed using SPSS and Warp PLS. The result reveals that Perception of Organizational Politics is positively correlated with Organizational Commitment and Work Engagement partially mediates the relationship between Organizational Politics and Organizational Commitment

Keywords: Work Engagement, Organizational Politics, Organizational Commitment

Page: 214-224

DOI: 10.9756/IAJBM/V6I1/1910023

Volume 6, Issue 1, 2019